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U-126 victory uboat flag

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Type
IXC

Ordered7 Aug 1939
Laid down1 Jun 1940AG Weser, Bremen (werk 989)
Launched31 Dec 1940
Commissioned22 Mar 1941Kptlt. Ernst Bauer (Knights Cross)
Commanders
22 Mar 1941 -28 Feb 1943 Kptlt. Ernst Bauer (Knights Cross)
1 Mar 1943 -3 Jul 1943 Oblt. Siegfried Kietz
Career
6 patrols
22 Mar 1941-1 Jul 1941 2. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1941-3 Jul 1943 2. Flottille (active service)
Successes24 ships sunk, total tonnage 111,564 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 450 tons (lost aboard transport ships)
5 ships damaged, total tonnage 37,501 GRT
2 ships a total loss, total tonnage 14,173 GRT
Fate
Sunk 3 July, 1943 north-west of Cape Ortegal, Spain, in position 46.02N, 11.23W, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 172/R). 55 dead (all hands lost).

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