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20th July 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
Artillery chiefly engaged on back areas. Day and night passed quietly.
Type UE 2
Shipyard Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 300)
Ordered 27 May 1916
Launched 26 Jan 1918
Commissioned 20 Jul 1918
20 Jul 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Karl Thouret
Career No patrols.
No flotilla information available.
Successes No successes.
There was another U 123 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 2 Mar 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 30 May 1940.
A quiet day. Raid by 5th Division on our right at 12 midnight night of the 19th. C & D Coy’s took over the front line. A & B Coy’s returned to support.
The National Archives Reference WO95/2361/1
- 20th Jul 1918 Cleaning
- 20th Jul 1918 In Reserve
- 20th Jul 1918 Holding the Line
- 20th of July 1918 Front Line Attacked
- 20th Jul 1918 On the March
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