Nummer: 01403


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 15.02.1940
Time of attack : 02:07
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 50
Commander : Bauer
Grid : AM 2914
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 5000 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Date of last departure : 10.02.1940
Nationality of target : Danish
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Maryland
Year of launch : 1921
Actual tonnage : 4895 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 57.09n 12.00w
Footnote : "Maryland" departed Madeira on Feb.7th for Copenhagen. She radioed her position on Feb.10th, and was reported missing thereafter. - A wrecked lifeboat was found at North Uist.