Nummer: 01914


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 14.06.1940
Time of attack : 19:44
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 47
Commander : Prien
Grid : BF 1158
presumed target type : Steam Freighter id
presumed tonnage : 5834 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 2
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : HX.47 s
Date of observation : 14.06.1940
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Balmoralwood
Year of launch : 1937
Actual tonnage : 5834 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 50.19n 10.28w
Footnote : Konvoi HX.48 arrived on Jun.20th at Liverpool with no ships lost. Konvoi HX.47 arrived on Jun.17th, 1940.


Convoy : HX.47 s
Route of convoy : (New York) - Halifax - United Kingdom
Remark to convoy : Sep 1939 to Sep 1942 ab Halifax, then from New York (counter traffic = ON), vgl. HXF und SC.
updated on: 00.00.2002
Remark: Konvoi, Anm.