Nummer: 00417c


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 14.10.1939
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 45
Commander : Gelhaar
Grid : BE 3366
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : big
presumed result : sunk
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : KJF.3
Route of convoy : Kingston (Jamaika) - United Kingdom
Remark to convoy : Sep to Oct 1939, partly as KJF (fast)
Date of observation : 14.10.1939
Time of observation : 06:30
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Karamea
Year of launch : 1928
Actual tonnage : 10530 BRT
Actual result : target visibly missed
Position of target : 50.30n 12.14w
related attacks : Angriff 1
Angriff 2