Nummer: 02013


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 20.06.1940
Time of attack : 21:40
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 30
Commander : Lemp
Grid : BF 1946
presumed target type : Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage : 7000 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 1
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es)
Convoy : HGF.34
Date of observation : 20.06.1940
Time of observation : 10:43
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Freighter
Name of target : Otterpool
Year of launch : 1926
Actual tonnage : 4876 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 48.45n 08.13w
Footnote : "Otterpool" had already been attacked by U-51 at 15.53 h. It reported two detonations, but no other effects. "Otterpool" was sunk in the evening by U-30.


Convoy : HGF.34
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: HGF.34