Nummer: 01216


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Sea
Date of attack : 03.02.1940
Time of attack : 04:13
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 26
Commander : Scheringer
Grid : AN 6276
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 5000 BRT
presumed result : damaged
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Nationality of target : Norwegian
Name of target : Dampfer
Actual result : slightly damaged
Position of target : U.K. - Norway
Footnote : U-26 hit the steamer amidship, but the torpedo was a dud. The steamer was recognized as Norwegian vessel, therefore U-26 turned away.


updated on: 00.11.2001
Changes: 1) Ritschel, KTB U26: Anm.