Commander of the German U-124 submarine on the bridge during the return to Lorient

U-124 submarine

The German U-124 submarine returns to Lorient after the seventh combat campaign. On the bridge in a white captain’s cap is the commander of the submarine Kptlt. Johann Mohr.
During its seventh combat campaign, which lasted 61 days, U-124 sank on 24 November 1941 the English light cruiser Dunedin (HMS Dunedin) and on 3 December 1941 an American Sagadahoc transport ship.

U-124 – German submarine type IXB. Completed 11 combat campaigns. U-124 sank 46 transport ships, 2 warships.
The U-124 submarine died on April 2, 1943, struck by the depth bombs of the British ships: the Corvette “Stoneprop” (HMS Stonecrop) and the sloop “Black Swan” (HMS Black Swan). All 53 crew members died.


Source of photo information:

  1. www.hmsdunedin.co.uk




Location: Lorient, France
Photo date: December 29, 1941

In : 1941

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