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Acme (II) - (1916-1943)
German Records off the Attack on the SS "Acme (2)"
Source : Historisches Marinearchiv Deutschland

Attack on the "Acme (2)" by the U 124 :

Torpedo reports :

Number :
08608
Area :
Western Area
Sea area :
US East Coast
Date of attack :
17.03.1942
Time of attack :
23:52
Nationality of U-boat :
German
U-boat :
U 124
Commander :
Mohr
Grid :
CA 7966
presumed target type :
Steam Freighter
presumed tonnage :
3000 BRT
presumed result :
sunk
Used weapon(s) :
Torpedo(es)
Date of observation :
17.03.1942
Nationality of target :
American
Actual type of target :
Steam Tanker
Name of target :
Acme
Year of launch :
1916
Actual tonnage :
6878 BRT
Actual result :
damaged
Position of target :
35.05 n 75.20 w
Footnote :
"Acme" was grounded by the stern but later salvaged.

Datensätze mit Schussmeldung teil 1.
Records geschoten bericht deel 1.
Records shot message part 1.
Datensätze mit Schussmeldung teil 2.
Records geschoten bericht deel 2.
Records shot message part 2.