Nummer: 01814


Area : Western Area
Sea area : English Channel
Date of attack : 31.05.1940
Time of attack : 14:02
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 101
Commander : Frauenheim
Grid : BF 2655
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 5000 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : HG.31
Date of observation : 31.05.1940
Time of observation : 13:05
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Orangemoor
Year of launch : 1923
Actual tonnage : 5775 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 49.43n 03.23w


Convoy : HG.31
Route of convoy : Gibraltar - United Kingdom (home)
Remark to convoy : Sep 1939 to Sep 1942, then MKF und MKS
updated on: 00.04.2002
Remark: HG.31