Ship losses by month

January 1942

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
2 Jan 1942U-134Rudolf Schendel Waziristan5,135brPQ-7A
6 Jan 1942U-701Horst Degen Baron Erskine3,657brSC-62
10 Jan 1942U-584Joachim Deecke M-175206sj
12 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Cyclops9,076br
12 Jan 1942U-43Wolfgang Lüth Yngaren5,246swHX-168
12 Jan 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder HMS Kimberley (F 50) (d.)1,690br
13 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Friar Rock5,427paSC-64
13 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Frisco1,582nw
14 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Norness9,577pa
14 Jan 1942U-43Wolfgang Lüth Chepo5,707paON-55
14 Jan 1942U-43Wolfgang Lüth Empire Surf6,641brON-55
15 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Coimbra6,768br
15 Jan 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Catalina632pt
15 Jan 1942U-552Erich Topp Dayrose4,113br
15 Jan 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Diala (d.)8,106brON-52
16 Jan 1942U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Llangibby Castle (d.)11,951brWS-15
16 Jan 1942U-86Walter Schug Toorak (d.)8,627brON-52
17 Jan 1942U-133Hermann Hesse HMS Gurkha (G 63)1,920brMW-8B
17 Jan 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Octavian1,345nw
17 Jan 1942U-454Burckhard Hackländer Harmatris (d.)5,395brPQ-8
17 Jan 1942U-454Burckhard Hackländer HMS Matabele (G 26)1,870brPQ-8
17 Jan 1942U-454Burckhard Hackländer RT-68 Enisej557sj
17 Jan 1942U-87Joachim Berger Nyholt8,087nwON-52
18 Jan 1942U-552Erich Topp Frances Salman2,609am
18 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Allan Jackson6,635am
18 Jan 1942U-86Walter Schug Dimitrios G. Thermiotis4,271grSC-63
19 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Ciltvaira3,779le
19 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen City of Atlanta5,269am
19 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Malay (d.)8,206am
19 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Norvana2,677am
19 Jan 1942U-581Werner Pfeifer HMS Rosemonde364br
19 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Lady Hawkins7,988ca
20 Jan 1942U-552Erich Topp Maro3,838grON-53
21 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Alexandra Høegh8,248nw
21 Jan 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg North Gaspe (d.)888ca
21 Jan 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Belize2,153nw
22 Jan 1942U-135Friedrich-Hermann Praetorius Gandia9,626beON-56
22 Jan 1942U-333Peter-Erich Cremer Vassilios A. Polemis3,429grON-53
22 Jan 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Innerøy8,260nw
22 Jan 1942U-588Victor Vogel Caledonian Monarch5,851brSC-63
22 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Olympic5,335pa
22 Jan 1942U-754Hans Oestermann William Hansen1,344nw
22 Jan 1942U-82Siegfried Rollmann Athelcrown11,999brON-56
23 Jan 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Thirlby4,887brSC-66
23 Jan 1942U-82Siegfried Rollmann Leiesten6,118nwON-56
24 Jan 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Empire Wildebeeste5,631brON-53
24 Jan 1942U-333Peter-Erich Cremer Ringstad4,765nwON-55
24 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Empire Gem8,139br
24 Jan 1942U-66Richard Zapp Venore8,017am
25 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Culebra3,044brON-53
25 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Varanger9,305nw
25 Jan 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Mount Kitheron3,876grON-55
26 Jan 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Traveller3,963br
26 Jan 1942U-125Ulrich Folkers West Ivis5,666am
26 Jan 1942U-582Werner Schulte Refast5,189brON-56
27 Jan 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Pan Norway9,231nwON-56
27 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Francis E. Powell7,096am
27 Jan 1942U-130Ernst Kals Halo (d.)6,986am
27 Jan 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Icarion4,013grON-53
29 Jan 1942U-132Ernst Vogelsang USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG 34)2,216amHX-170
29 Jan 1942U-431Wilhelm Dommes HMS Sotra313brTA-21
30 Jan 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Rochester6,836am
31 Jan 1942U-105Heinrich Schuch HMS Culver (Y 87)1,546brSL-98
31 Jan 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus San Arcadio7,419br
31 Jan 1942U-333Peter-Erich Cremer Spreewald5,083dt
31 Jan 1942U-82Siegfried Rollmann HMS Belmont (H 46)1,190brNA-2
 336,613

58 ships sunk (284,764 tons) and 8 ships damaged (51,849 tons).

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