Ship losses by month

February 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
1 Feb 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Tacoma Star7,924br
2 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter W.L. Steed6,182am
2 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Corilla (d.)8,096nlHX-173
3 Feb 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Amerikaland15,355sw
4 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter San Gil3,627pa
4 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Silveray4,535brON-55
5 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter China Arrow8,403am
5 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter India Arrow8,327am
5 Feb 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Montrolite11,309ca
5 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann HMS Arbutus (K 86)925brON-63
6 Feb 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Opawa10,354br
6 Feb 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Major Wheeler3,431am
6 Feb 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Halcyon3,531pa
7 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Empire Sun6,952br
8 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Ocean Venture7,174br
9 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Tolosa1,974nw
9 Feb 1942U-586Dietrich von der Esch Anna Knudsen (d.)9,057nw
9 Feb 1942U-654Ludwig Forster FFL Alysse (K 100)900frON-60
9 Feb 1942U-85Eberhard Greger Empire Fusilier5,408brON-60
11 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann Heina4,028nwSC-67
11 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann HMCS Spikenard (K 198)925caSC-67
11 Feb 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Victolite11,410ca
12 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Blink2,701nw
14 Feb 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke Empire Spring6,946brON-63
15 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Buarque5,152bz
15 Feb 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Meropi4,181grON-60
15 Feb 1942U-98Robert Gysae Biela5,298brON-62
16 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Ramapo2,968pa
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Arkansas (d.)6,452am
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Oranjestad2,396br
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Pedernales (d.)4,317br
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Monagas2,650ve
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel San Nicolas2,391br
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Tia Juana2,395br
16 Feb 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Opalia (d.)6,195br
16 Feb 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Rafaela (d.)3,177nl
17 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann Empire Comet6,914brHX-174
18 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Somme5,265brON-62
18 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Olinda4,053bz
19 Feb 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Pan Massachusetts8,202am
19 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles British Consul (d.)6,940br
19 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Mokihana (d.)7,460am
19 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Miraflores2,158br
19 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Empire Seal7,965br
20 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Nordvangen2,400nw
20 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Delplata5,127am
20 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Lake Osweya2,398am
21 Feb 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Egda (d.)10,068nwON-65
21 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Circe Shell8,207brON-60
21 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Azalea City5,529am
21 Feb 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Kongsgaard9,467nw
22 Feb 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Cities Service Empire8,103am
22 Feb 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Adellen7,984brONS-67
22 Feb 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Sama1,799nwONS-67
22 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel J.N. Pew9,033am
22 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Republic5,287am
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Kars (t.)8,888br
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Torungen1,948nw
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen George L. Torian1,754ca
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Lennox1,904ca
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen West Zeda5,658am
23 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Lihue7,001am
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Sun (d.)9,002am
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Thalia8,329pa
23 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske W.D. Anderson10,227am
24 Feb 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Diloma (d.)8,146brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Empire Celt8,032brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg White Crest4,365brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Anadara (d.)8,009brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Eidanger9,432nwONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Inverarder5,578brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt Anadara8,009brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-94Otto Ites Empire Hail7,005brON-66
25 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein La Carriere5,685br
26 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Mamura8,245nl
27 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Macgregor2,498br
27 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Marore8,215am
27 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel R.P. Resor7,451am
28 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Bayou2,605pa
28 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Oregon7,017am
28 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel USS Jacob Jones (DD 130)1,090am
28 Feb 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler Leif1,582nw
 479,080

70 ships sunk (392,161 tons) and 12 ships damaged (86,919 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during February 1942

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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