Nummer: 00410


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 12.10.1939
Time of attack : 19:45
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 48
Commander : Schultze
Grid : BE 3194
presumed target type : Steam Freighter id
presumed tonnage : 5202 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es) + Gunfire
Convoy : OB.17 s
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.
Date of observation : 12.10.1939
Time of observation : 23:00
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Heronspool
Year of launch : 1929
Actual tonnage : 5202 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 50.13n 14.48w