Ship losses by month

June 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 Jun 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Hampton Roads2,689am
1 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Bushranger4,536pa
1 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Alegrete5,970bz
1 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow West Notus5,492am
1 Jun 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Westmoreland8,967br
2 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Knoxville City5,686am
2 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Illinois5,447am
2 Jun 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Mattawin6,919br
2 Jun 1942U-558Günther Krech Triton2,078nl
2 Jun 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel Berganger6,826nw
3 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Høegh Giant10,990nw
3 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Lillian80br
3 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann City of Alma5,446am
3 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Anna1,345sw
3 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Aeolus41am
3 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Ben and Josephine102am
3 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel M.F. Elliott6,940am
4 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Nidarnes2,647nw
5 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Velma Lykes2,572am
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Paracury (d.)265bz
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Sally150ho
5 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Delfina3,480am
5 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten L.J. Drake6,693am
5 Jun 1942U-69Ulrich Gräf Letitia Porter15nl
5 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Maria da Glória320pt
6 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten C.O. Stillman13,006pa
7 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Castilla3,910ho
7 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Hermis5,234pa
7 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Edith3,382am
7 Jun 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler USS Gannet (AVP 8)840am
8 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Suwied3,249am
8 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse South Africa9,234nw
8 Jun 1942U-135Friedrich-Hermann Praetorius Pleasantville4,549nw
8 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Sicilien1,654am
8 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Rosenborg1,512br
8 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Tela3,901ho
8 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Esther100pl
8 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Said231ag
9 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr FFL Mimosa (K 11)925frONS-100
9 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Kronprinsen (d.)7,073nwBX-23A
9 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Malayan Prince (d.)8,593brBX-23A
9 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Bruxelles5,085beTO-5
9 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Franklin K. Lane6,589amTO-5
9 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Typhoon175pl
10 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Merrimack2,606am
10 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt L.A. Christensen4,362nw
10 Jun 1942U-559Hans Heidtmann Athene4,681nwAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-559Hans Heidtmann Brambleleaf (t.)5,917brAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Ardenvohr5,025br
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Port Montreal5,882br
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Surrey8,581br
10 Jun 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Havre2,073brAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Empire Clough6,147brONS-100
10 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Ramsay4,855brONS-100
11 Jun 1942U-157Wolf Henne Hagan6,401am
11 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Sheherazade13,467pa
11 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Fort Good Hope7,130br
11 Jun 1942U-455Hans-Heinrich Giessler Geo H. Jones6,914brSL-111
11 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske American4,846am
11 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Crijnssen4,282nl
11 Jun 1942U-569Hans-Peter Hinsch Pontypridd (d.)4,458brONS-100
11 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Pontypridd4,458brONS-100
12 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr Dartford4,093brONS-100
12 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Hardwicke Grange9,005br
12 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Cities Service Toledo8,192am
12 Jun 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder HMS Grove (L 77)1,050brMW-11
13 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Sixaola4,693am
13 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Solon Turman6,762am
13 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus HMS Farouk96br
14 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Lebore8,289am
14 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Regent3,280le
15 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Dutch Princess125br
15 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Bennestvet2,438nw
15 Jun 1942U-431Wilhelm Dommes HMS LCT-119 (d.)450br
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Cold Harbor5,010pa
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Scottsburg8,001am
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel West Hardaway5,702am
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp City of Oxford2,759brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Etrib1,943brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Pelayo1,346brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Slemdal7,374nwHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Thurso2,436brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Frimaire9,242fr
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Esso Augusta (d.) [Mine]11,237amKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen HMS Kingston Ceylonite (FY 214) [Mine]448brKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Robert C. Tuttle (d.) [Mine]11,615amKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen USS Bainbridge (DD 246) (d.) [Mine]1,190amKN-109
16 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Arkansan6,997am
16 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Kahuku6,062am
16 Jun 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Nueva Altagracia30do
16 Jun 1942U-205Franz-Georg Reschke HMS Hermione (74)5,450brMW-11
16 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Managua2,220ni
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Cherokee5,896amXB-25
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Port Nicholson8,402brXB-25
17 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Millinocket3,274am
17 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Moira1,560nw
17 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin San Blas3,601pa
17 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Santore [Mine]7,117amKS-511
18 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr Seattle Spirit5,627amONS-102
18 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Flora1,417nl
18 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Motorex1,958br
19 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Cheerio35am
19 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Ante Matkovic2,710yu
19 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen USS YP-389170am
20 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Nortind (d.)8,221nw
21 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse West Ira5,681am
22 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte E.J. Sadler9,639am
22 Jun 1942U-202Hans-Heinz Linder Rio Tercero4,864ar
23 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Andrea Brøvig10,173nw
23 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Major General Henry Gibbins5,766am
23 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Resolute35co
23 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Rawleigh Warner3,664am
23 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Arriaga2,345pa
23 Jun 1942U-84Horst Uphoff Torvanger6,568nwHX-194
24 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Willimantic4,857br
24 Jun 1942U-373Paul-Karl Loeser John R. Williams [Mine]396am
24 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Ljubica Matkovic3,289yu
25 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Anglo-Canadian5,268br
25 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Manuela4,772am
25 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Nordal3,845pa
26 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Jagersfontein10,083nl
26 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Pedrinhas3,666bz
26 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Putney Hill5,216br
26 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Tamesis (d.)7,256nw
27 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Leiv Eiriksson9,952nw
27 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Polybius7,041am
27 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Las Choapas2,005me
27 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Tuxpam7,008me
27 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Potlatch6,085am
27 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Moldanger6,827nw
27 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen British Freedom (d.)6,985brKS-514
28 Jun 1942U-154Walther Kölle Tillie Lykes2,572am
28 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Sam Houston7,176am
28 Jun 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Raphael Semmes6,027am
28 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Sea Thrush5,447am
28 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen William Rockefeller14,054am
28 Jun 1942U-97Friedrich Bürgel Memas1,755grMetril
28 Jun 1942U-97Friedrich Bürgel Zealand1,433brMetril
29 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Mona Marie126ca
29 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Ruth4,833am
29 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Everalda3,950le
29 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Thomas McKean7,191am
29 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Empire Mica8,032br
29 Jun 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Waiwera12,435br
30 Jun 1942U-372Heinz-Joachim Neumann HMS Medway (F 25)14,650br
30 Jun 1942U-458Kurt Diggins Mosfruit2,714nw
 700,227

135 ships sunk (632,884 tons) and 11 ships damaged (67,343 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during June 1942

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