Ship losses by month

August 1942

This is the full listing of all ships hit during August 1942. 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. Simon100ag
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 Tricula6,221br
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 Komsomolec220sj
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 Court4,971br
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 Könenkamp 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
 639,961

114 ships sunk (544,908 tons) and 17 ships damaged (95,053 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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.

We don't have exact enough position on 13 vessels (St. Simon and HMS MTB-339 and HMS MTB-342 and Adnan and Ezzet and Kharouf and USS Bold (AMc 67) and Daniel and Komiles and Komsomolec and P-4 and Sh-500 and Chaika).

The map is clickable and zoom-able (with the mouse-wheel).

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