Nummer: 18408a


Area : Western Area
Sea area : Irish Sea
Date of attack : 14.08.1944
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 667
Commander : Lange
Grid : AM 98--
presumed target type : Tanker
presumed result : sunk
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : EBC.72
Date of observation : 14.08.1944
Time of observation : 17:00
Nationality of target : American
Actual type of target : Landing Ship
Name of target : LST 921
Year of launch : 1943
Actual tonnage : 1653 ts
Actual result : not repaired, total loss
Position of target : 50.56n 04.47w
Footnote : U-667 reported a destroyer plus 15,000 gross tons of merchant shipping sunk.
related attacks : Angriff 1


Convoy : EBC.72
Route of convoy : Barry - France
Remark to convoy : Series of 128 invasion convoys for Op. Neptune (Jun-Oct 1944)
updated on: 00.00.2002
Remark: 1653 $
Changes: 1) Kolbicz/L1 02.2002: 1653 $
2) Kolbicz, 31.12.02: am LST921 + 50.56n 04.47w Quelle: David Syrett: Battle of the Atlantic ... (2002)