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Bundesarchiv_Bild_101II-MW-4222-03A_Enigma_auf_U-Boot_U-124

U-124 Type IXB Ordered 15 Dec 1937 Laid down 11 Aug 1939 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 956) Launched 9 Mar 1940 Commissioned 11 Jun 1940 Kptlt. Georg-Wilhelm Schulz (Knights Cross) Commanders 11 Jun 1940 - 7 Sep 1941 Kptlt. Georg-Wilhelm Schulz (Knights Cross) 8 Sep 1941 - 2 Apr 1943 KrvKpt. Johann Mohr (Knights Cross) Career 11 patrols 11 Jun 1940 - 1 Aug 1940 2. Flottille (training) 1 Aug 1940 - 2 Apr 1943 2. Flottille (front boat) Successes 46 ships sunk for a total of 219,862 GRT 2 warships sunk for a total of 5,775 tons 4 ships damaged for a total of 30,067 GRT Fate Sunk 2 April, 1943 west of Oporto, in position 41.02N, 15.39W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Stonecrop and the British sloop HMS Black Swan. 53 dead (all hands lost).

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