Nummer: 00921


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Sea
Date of attack : 12.01.1940
Time of attack : 06:50
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 23
Commander : Kretschmer
Grid : Inganess Bay
presumed target type : Tanker id
presumed tonnage : 10517 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Date of observation : 12.01.1940
Nationality of target : Danish
Actual type of target : Motor Tanker
Name of target : Danmark
Year of launch : 1931
Actual tonnage : 10517 BRT
Actual result : not repaired, total loss
Position of target : 58.59n 02.53w
Footnote : "Danmark" broke in two and sank. Her foreship was later salved and used as a hulk.


updated on: 11.11.2017
Remark: QUAD nicht AN1633
Changes: 1) Kolbicz/L2, 04.2002: 10517 BRT $ (Totalverlust), Anm.
2) Schussmeldung A-Position "B 330 o.M."
3) Cloots 11.11.2017: B-Position = Inganess Bay = AN1615
4) Ritschel KTB U23: A-Position = AN1611