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Old 10-24-2020, 04:00 AM   #5656
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Default U 112 Type IXB 1940/2020 - 3rd War Patrol - Leaving port again

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Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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KTB - U 112

Monday, 21 October - Wednesday, 23 October 1940 - St.Nazaire - Penhoét Shipyard

Repair of Diesel Engines. A membrane in the diesel manifold had ripped.

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Started a new career in August 2019, to commemorate the beginning of WWII, 80 years ago ...

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KTB - U 112

Thursday, 24 October 1940 - St.Nazaire - Qu.6515BF

0640 - Casting off.

0650 - 0700 - St.Nazaire lock.

0705 - Put to sea for third war patrol with U 112 and eleventh war patrol overall, according to previously received Op.-Orders. Taking on escort.

Testing Diesel Engines:
- Slow: 7kn, (should be 7-8kn)
- 1/3: 10kn (should be 11-12kn)
- Half: 12kn (should be 13-14kn)
- Full: 14-15kn (should be 16-17kn)
- Flank: 16kn (should be 18-19kn)
Diesel engines should run 2-3kn faster.

Decision to commence with war patrol, heeding the following basic rules:
- No Op. against fast convoys or single ships in bad weather and sea conditions.
- Stay clear of enemy escorts and withdraw from ASW action by diving.

0740 - La Baule, 8.6sm off the stbd. beam.

1051 - Incoming F.T.: From B.d.U.:
Heavy Cruiser "Admiral Scheer", leaving for merchant warfare in the Atlantic. Outgoing transit along the Norwegian coast and Denmark Strait. Attacks against capital ships in those areas only after absolutely certain identification.

1200 - Qu.6465BF - Days Run since St.Nazaire: 48.2sm - (5h 20')

1205 - Point "Nanni1" - 50m-Line - Releasing escort.

1420 - Norddeich Radio report on Ob.Ltnt. Lüth and Kptlt. Bleichroth being awarded with the Knight Cross.

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Old 10-24-2020, 06:03 AM   #5657
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Old 10-24-2020, 07:21 AM   #5658
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How can one write the KTB this way? Is it a stand-alone mod or program?
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U-140 torpedoed by British swordfish. While u boat was chasing merchant
Massive explosion
All hands lost.
1942 January 2 00:28 Near Crete Island.
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