Nummer: 01217


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Sea
Date of attack : 03.02.1940
Time of attack : 09:36
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 58
Commander : Kuppisch
Grid : AN 4241
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 2500 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 2
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Date of last departure : 31.01.1940
Nationality of target : Estonian
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Reet
Year of launch : 1904
Actual tonnage : 815 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : Methil - Gotenburg
Footnote : "Reet" departed Methil on Jan.31st for Gotenburg and was reported missing thereafter.