Ship losses by month

July 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during . You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 Jul 1940U-102Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt Clearton5,219brSL-36
1 Jul 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Zarian (d.)4,871brOA-175
1 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Adamastos7,466gr
1 Jul 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Beignon5,218brSL-36
1 Jul 1940U-65Hans-Gerrit von Stockhausen Amstelland (d.)8,156nlOA-175
2 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Athellaird8,999brOB-176
2 Jul 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Santa Margarita4,919pa
2 Jul 1940U-47Günther Prien Arandora Star15,501br
5 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann HMS Whirlwind (D 30)1,100br
5 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Magog2,053caHX-52
6 Jul 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Angele Mabro3,154ag
6 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Vapper4,543es
7 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Lucrecia2,584nl
7 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Bissen1,514sw
7 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Sea Glory1,964br
8 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Humber Arm5,758brHX-53
9 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Tiiu1,865es
9 Jul 1940U-43Wilhelm Ambrosius Aylesbury3,944br
10 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Petsamo4,596fi
10 Jul 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten Alwaki4,533nlOA-180
11 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Janna2,197nwHX-54
12 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Ia4,860gr
12 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Merisaar (c.)2,136es
14 Jul 1940U-52Otto Salman Thetis A.4,111gr
14 Jul 1940UAHans Cohausz Sarita5,824nw
15 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Evdoxia2,018gr
16 Jul 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten Scottish Minstrel6,998brHX-55
17 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Naftilos3,531gr
17 Jul 1940U-43Wilhelm Ambrosius Fellside3,509brOA-184
17 Jul 1940U-57Erich Topp Manipur8,652brHX-55A
17 Jul 1940U-57Erich Topp O.A. Brodin1,960sw
18 Jul 1940U-58Heinrich Schonder Gyda1,591nw
18 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Woodbury4,434br
19 Jul 1940U-62Hans-Bernhard Michalowski Pearlmoor4,581brSL-38
21 Jul 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Ellaroy712br
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Accra9,337brOB-188
26 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Vinemoor4,359brOB-188
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Sambre5,260brOB-188
27 Jul 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann Thiara10,364brOB-188
28 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Auckland Star13,212br
29 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Clan Menzies7,336br
31 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Jamaica Progress5,475br
31 Jul 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Jersey City6,322brOB-191
 216,736

41 ships sunk (203,709 tons) and 2 ships damaged (13,027 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during July 1940

This map shows positions of Allied ships hit by U-boats. You can click on any of the icons for more information on the ship involved.

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