U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-123

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Dec 1942Kiel6 Feb 1943Lorient64 days


Officers *

Oblt. Horst von Schroeter

Walter Kaeding

Ltn. Wolf-Harald Schüler

Patrol description

The translated war diary of U-123 for this patrol is available on our partner website: uboatarchive.net

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-123

We have 62 daily positions for the 64 days U-123 was at sea.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-123 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Spitz (22 Dec 1942 - 31 Dec 1942)
   Jaguar (13 Jan 1943 - 24 Jan 1943)

Ships hit by U-123 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
29 Dec 1942U-123Horst von Schroeter Baron Cochrane3,385brONS-154A
29 Dec 1942U-123Horst von Schroeter Empire Shackleton (d.)7,068brONS-154B

1 ship sunk (3,385 tons) and 1 ship damaged (7,068 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-123 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-123 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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