Ships hit by U-boats


Doris (Q 135)

French Submarine



NameDoris (Q 135)
Type:Submarine (Circé)
Tonnage552 tons
Completed1930 - Chantiers Schneider et Cie, Chalon sur Saône 
OwnerFrench Navy 
Homeport 
Date of attack9 May 1940Nationality:      French
 
FateSunk by U-9 (Wolfgang Lüth)
Position52° 48'N, 3° 49'E - Grid AN 8511
Complement45 officers and men (45 dead - no survivors)
Convoy
RouteHarwich (8 May) - Frisian Islands 
Cargo 
History  
Notes on event

At 00.14 hours on 9 May 1940 the surfaced Doris (Q 135) (CC J.E.M. Favreul) was hit by one of two G7a torpedoes from U-9, exploded and disappeared within one minute. Three of the men lost were from the Royal Navy.

 
More infoMore on this vessel 
On boardWe have details of 45 people who were on board

Location of attack on Doris (Q 135).

ship sunk.


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U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor

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