Nummer: 02108


Area : Western Area
Sea area : North Atlantic
Date of attack : 25.06.1940
Time of attack : 15:51
Nationality of U-boat : German
U-boat : U 51
Commander : Knorr
Grid : BE 3783
presumed target type : Tanker id
presumed tonnage : 12049 BRT
presumed result : sunk
Number of torpedoes/mines : 2
Used weapon(s) : Torpedo(es) + Gunfire
Convoy : OA.172
Date of observation : 25.06.1940
Nationality of target : British
Actual type of target : Steam Tanker
Name of target : Saranac
Year of launch : 1918
Actual tonnage : 12049 BRT
Actual result : sunk
Position of target : 48.24n 15.05w


Convoy : OA.172
Route of convoy : Southend (Themse) - North Aamerica (out)
Remark to convoy : Sep 1939 to Jul 1940 via South Ireland, Jul to Okt 1940 via North Cannel, then ON.
updated on: 22.02.2013
Remark: +A 17u37 +Tf 19u15