Nummer: 00207


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 16.09.1939
Time of attack : 00:30
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 31
Commander : Habekost
Grid : BE 3681
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed result : damaged ?
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : OB.4
Route of convoy : Liverpool - North America (out)
Remark to convoy : Sep 1939 to Jul 1940 via South Ireland, Jul to Okt 1940 via North Cannel, then ON.
Actual tonnage : ---- --
Actual result : hit not ascertained
Footnote : When U-boats attacked convoys with multiple shots or spread salvoes of torpedoes, they sometimes assumed multiple detonations to be hits on different ships, wheras in reality they were often hits on only one and the the same ship.