Ship losses by month

January 1943

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 Jan 1943U-164Otto Fechner Brageland2,608sw
1 Jan 1943U-73Horst Deckert Arthur Middleton7,176amUGS-3
1 Jan 1943U-73Horst Deckert USS LCT-21 [Trans.]255amUGS-3
3 Jan 1943U-507Harro Schacht Baron Dechmont3,675br
3 Jan 1943U-514Hans-Jürgen Auffermann British Vigilance (d.)8,093brTM-1
7 Jan 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl HMS Jura (T 169)545br
7 Jan 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Ville de Strasbourg (d.)7,159brMKS-5
8 Jan 1943U-436Günther Seibicke Albert L. Ellsworth8,309nwTM-1
8 Jan 1943U-436Günther Seibicke Oltenia II6,394brTM-1
8 Jan 1943U-507Harro Schacht Yorkwood5,401br
9 Jan 1943U-124Johann Mohr Birmingham City6,194amTB-1
9 Jan 1943U-124Johann Mohr Broad Arrow7,718amTB-1
9 Jan 1943U-124Johann Mohr Collingsworth5,101amTB-1
9 Jan 1943U-124Johann Mohr Minotaur4,554amTB-1
9 Jan 1943U-384Hans-Achim von Rosenberg-Gruszcynski Louise Lykes6,155am
9 Jan 1943U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Empire Lytton9,807brTM-1
9 Jan 1943U-511Fritz Schneewind William Wilberforce5,004br
9 Jan 1943U-522Herbert Schneider Minister Wedel6,833nwTM-1
9 Jan 1943U-522Herbert Schneider Norvik10,034paTM-1
11 Jan 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Ocean Vagabond7,174brSC-115
11 Jan 1943U-522Herbert Schneider British Dominion (d.)6,983brTM-1
11 Jan 1943U-620Heinz Stein British Dominion6,983brTM-1
12 Jan 1943U-105Jürgen Nissen C.S. Flight67br
15 Jan 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Ocean Courage7,173br
15 Jan 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Annitsa4,324gr
15 Jan 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Harboe Jensen1,862nw
17 Jan 1943U-268Ernst Heydemann HMS LCT-2239 [Trans.]291brHX-222
17 Jan 1943U-268Ernst Heydemann HMS LCT-2267 [Trans.]291brHX-222
17 Jan 1943U-268Ernst Heydemann HMS LCT-2344 [Trans.]291brHX-222
17 Jan 1943U-268Ernst Heydemann Vestfold14,547paHX-222
20 Jan 1943U-453Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Jean Jadot5,859beKMS-7
22 Jan 1943U-358Rolf Manke Neva1,456swUR-59
22 Jan 1943U-413Gustav Poel Mount Mycale3,556grSC-117
23 Jan 1943U-175Heinrich Bruns Benjamin Smith7,177am
23 Jan 1943U-431Dietrich Schöneboom Alexandria100ag
24 Jan 1943U-105Jürgen Nissen British Vigilance8,093brTM-1
25 Jan 1943U-431Dietrich Schöneboom Mouyassar47sy
25 Jan 1943U-431Dietrich Schöneboom Omar el Kattab38sy
25 Jan 1943U-575Günther Heydemann City of Flint4,963amUGS-4
25 Jan 1943U-624Ulrich Graf von Soden-Fraunhofen Lackenby5,112brSC-117
26 Jan 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Krasnyj Partizan2,418sj
26 Jan 1943U-358Rolf Manke Nortind8,221nwHX-223
26 Jan 1943U-431Dietrich Schöneboom Hassan80sy
26 Jan 1943U-594Friedrich Mumm Kollbjørg8,259nwHX-223
26 Jan 1943U-607Ernst Mengersen Kollbjørg (d.)8,259nwHX-223
27 Jan 1943U-105Jürgen Nissen Cape Decision5,106am
27 Jan 1943U-442Hans-Joachim Hesse Julia Ward Howe7,176amUGS-4
27 Jan 1943U-514Hans-Jürgen Auffermann Charles C. Pinckney7,177amUGS-4
29 Jan 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Ufa1,892sj
 245,990

45 ships sunk (215,496 tons) and 4 ships damaged (30,494 tons).

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We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during January 1943

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