Nummer: 02819


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 15.09.1940
Time of attack : 01:23
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 48
Commander : Bleichrodt
Grid : AM 1998
presumed target type : Steam Freighter id
presumed tonnage : 4343 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : SC.3
Route of convoy : Sydney (Nova Scotia) - United Kingdom
Remark to convoy : Slow (Atlantic) Convoys since Aug 1940, fast ones = HX, counter traffic = ON.
Date of observation : 15.09.1940
Time of observation : 00:45
Nationality of target : Greek
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Alexandros
Year of launch : 1906
Actual tonnage : 4343 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 56.50n 15.04w