Ship losses by month

August 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 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Clan Macnaughton6,088br
1 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Kentar5,878nl
1 Aug 1942U-601Peter-Ottmar Grau Krest’janin2,513sj
1 Aug 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder St. Simon85ag
2 Aug 1942U-160Georg Lassen Treminnard4,694br
2 Aug 1942U-254Hans Gilardone Flora II1,218br
2 Aug 1942U-510Karl Neitzel Maldonado5,285ur
2 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth HMS MTB-339 (d.) [Mine]32br
2 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth HMS MTB-342 (d.) [Mine]32br
3 Aug 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Tricula6,221brE-6
3 Aug 1942U-552Erich Topp G.S. Walden (d.)10,627brON-115
3 Aug 1942U-552Erich Topp Lochkatrine9,419brON-115
3 Aug 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Belgian Soldier (d.)7,167beON-115
3 Aug 1942U-605Herbert-Viktor Schütze Bombay229br
4 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Empire Arnold7,045brE-6
4 Aug 1942U-160Georg Lassen Havsten (d.)6,161nw
4 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Richmond Castle7,798br
4 Aug 1942U-607Ernst Mengersen Belgian Soldier7,167beON-115
5 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Draco389nl
5 Aug 1942U-458Kurt Diggins Arletta4,870brON-115
5 Aug 1942U-593Gerd Kelbling Spar3,616nlSC-94
6 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth Rozewie766po
6 Aug 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder Adnan (d.)155ag
6 Aug 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder Ezzet158ag
6 Aug 1942U-86Walter Schug Wawaloam342am
7 Aug 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Breñas2,687nw
7 Aug 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Arthur W. Sewall6,030nw
7 Aug 1942U-572Heinz Hirsacker Delfshaven5,281nl
8 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Kelso3,956brSC-94
8 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Mount Kassion7,914grSC-94
8 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Trehata4,817brSC-94
8 Aug 1942U-379Paul-Hugo Kettner Anneberg2,537brSC-94
8 Aug 1942U-379Paul-Hugo Kettner Kaimoku6,367amSC-94
9 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Malmanger7,078nwE-5
9 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening San Emiliano8,071brE-7
9 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Radchurch3,701brSC-94
9 Aug 1942U-752Karl-Ernst Schroeter Mendanau6,047nl
10 Aug 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Strabo383nl
10 Aug 1942U-438Rudolf Franzius Condylis4,439grSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-438Rudolf Franzius Oregon6,008brSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-510Karl Neitzel Alexia (d.)8,016br
10 Aug 1942U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Vivian P. Smith130br
10 Aug 1942U-660Götz Baur Cape Race3,807brSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-660Götz Baur Condylis (d.)4,439grSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-660Götz Baur Empire Reindeer6,259brSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-660Götz Baur Oregon (d.)6,008brSC-94
10 Aug 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder Kharouf158pl
10 Aug 1942U-98Wilhelm Schulze USS Bold (AMc 67) (d.) [Mine]185am
11 Aug 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Vimeira5,728brE-6
11 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Mirlo7,455nwE-6
11 Aug 1942U-73Helmut Rosenbaum HMS Eagle (94)22,600brWS-21S
12 Aug 1942U-508Georg Staats Manzanillo1,025cuSpecCon-12
12 Aug 1942U-508Georg Staats Santiago de Cuba1,685cuSpecCon-12
13 Aug 1942U-171Günther Pfeffer R.M. Parker Jr.6,779am
13 Aug 1942U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Delmundo5,032amTAW-12
13 Aug 1942U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Everelza4,520leTAW-12
13 Aug 1942U-658Hans Senkel Medea1,311nlWAT-13
13 Aug 1942U-752Karl-Ernst Schroeter Cripple Creek6,347am
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Empire Corporal6,972brTAW-12J
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Michael Jebsen2,323brTAW-12J
14 Aug 1942U-598Gottfried Holtorf Standella (d.)6,197brTAW-12J
15 Aug 1942U-705Karl-Horst Horn Balladier3,279amSC-95
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Annibal Benévolo1,905bz
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Araraquara4,872bz
16 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Baependy4,801bz
16 Aug 1942U-596Gunter Jahn Suecia4,966swSC-95
16 Aug 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder Daniel100pl
17 Aug 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Louisiana8,587am
17 Aug 1942U-209Heinrich Brodda Komiles136sj
17 Aug 1942U-209Heinrich Brodda Komsomolets (t.)220sj
17 Aug 1942U-209Heinrich Brodda P-4500sj
17 Aug 1942U-209Heinrich Brodda Sh-500500sj
17 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Arará1,075bz
17 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Itagiba2,169bz
17 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus Triton6,607nwSL-118
17 Aug 1942U-658Hans Senkel Fort la Reine7,133brPG-6
17 Aug 1942U-658Hans Senkel Laguna (d.)6,466brPG-6
17 Aug 1942U-658Hans Senkel Samir3,702agPG-6
17 Aug 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Princess Marguerite5,875ca
18 Aug 1942U-214Günther Reeder Balingkar6,318nlSL-118
18 Aug 1942U-214Günther Reeder Hatarana7,522brSL-118
18 Aug 1942U-214Günther Reeder HMS Cheshire (F 18) (d.)10,552brSL-118
18 Aug 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Blankaholm2,845swTAW-13
18 Aug 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Empire Bede6,959brTAW-13
18 Aug 1942U-553Karl Thurmann John Hancock7,176amTAW-13
19 Aug 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg West Celina5,722amTAW(S)
19 Aug 1942U-217Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke Sea Gull D.75br
19 Aug 1942U-406Horst Dieterichs City of Manila7,452brSL-118
19 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Jacyra89bz
19 Aug 1942U-510Karl Neitzel Cressington Court4,971brTRIN-1
19 Aug 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren British Consul6,940brTAW(S)
19 Aug 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Empire Cloud5,969brTAW(S)
21 Aug 1942U-506Erich Würdemann City of Wellington5,733br
22 Aug 1942U-456Max-Martin Teichert Chaika80sj
22 Aug 1942U-507Harro Schacht Hammaren3,220swOS-36
23 Aug 1942U-506Erich Würdemann Hamla4,416br
24 Aug 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Moena9,286nl
24 Aug 1942U-601Peter-Ottmar Grau Kujbyshev2,332sj
24 Aug 1942U-601Peter-Ottmar Grau Medvezhonok50sj
25 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Viking Star6,445br
25 Aug 1942U-164Otto Fechner Stad Amsterdam3,780nlWAT-15
25 Aug 1942U-176Reiner Dierksen Empire Breeze7,457brONS-122
25 Aug 1942U-438Rudolf Franzius Trolla1,598nwONS-122
25 Aug 1942U-558Günther Krech Amakura1,987brWAT-15
25 Aug 1942U-604Horst Höltring Abbekerk7,906nl
25 Aug 1942U-605Herbert-Viktor Schütze Katvaldis3,163brONS-122
25 Aug 1942U-605Herbert-Viktor Schütze Sheaf Mount5,017brONS-122
26 Aug 1942U-130Ernst Kals Beechwood4,897br
26 Aug 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Thelma8,297nw
26 Aug 1942U-375Jürgen Koenenkamp Empire Kumari (t.)6,288brLW-38
27 Aug 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Clan Macwhirter5,941brSL-119
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff Esso Aruba (d.)8,773amTAW-15
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff Rotterdam8,968nlTAW-15
27 Aug 1942U-511Friedrich Steinhoff San Fabian13,031brTAW-15
27 Aug 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Port Jackson (d.)9,687br
27 Aug 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Chatham5,649amSG-6F
28 Aug 1942U-165Eberhard Hoffmann Arlyn (d.)3,304amSG-6
28 Aug 1942U-165Eberhard Hoffmann USS Laramie (AO 16) (d.)7,252amSG-6
28 Aug 1942U-517Paul Hartwig Arlyn3,304amSG-6
28 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus City of Cardiff5,661brSL-119
28 Aug 1942U-566Gerhard Remus Zuiderkerk8,424nlSL-119
29 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth Topa Topa5,356am
30 Aug 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg Star of Oregon7,176am
30 Aug 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Vardaas8,176nw
30 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth Sir Huon6,049pa
30 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth West Lashaway5,637am
31 Aug 1942unknown  Sande60ho
31 Aug 1942U-516Gerhard Wiebe Jack Carnes10,907am
31 Aug 1942U-609Klaus Rudloff Bronxville4,663nwSC-97
31 Aug 1942U-609Klaus Rudloff Capira5,625paSC-97
31 Aug 1942U-66Friedrich Markworth Winamac8,621brTRIN-3
 639,946

114 ships sunk (544,893 tons) and 17 ships damaged (95,053 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during August 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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