Ship losses by month

February 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 Feb 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi HMS Welshman (M 84)2,650br
1 Feb 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth Joseph Elise113fr
2 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Jeremiah Van Rensselaer7,177amHX-224
3 Feb 1943U-217Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke Rhexenor7,957br
3 Feb 1943U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter Dorchester5,649amSG-19
3 Feb 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Greylock7,460amRA-52
3 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Inverilen9,456brHX-224
3 Feb 1943U-632Hans Karpf Cordelia8,190brHX-224
5 Feb 1943U-413Gustav Poel West Portal5,376amSC-118
5 Feb 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Corona3,264nwAW-22
5 Feb 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Henrik1,350nwAW-22
6 Feb 1943U-262Rudolf Heinz Franke Zagloba2,864poSC-118
6 Feb 1943U-266Ralf von Jessen Polyktor4,077grSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Baltonia [Mine]2,013brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Empire Mordred [Mine]7,024brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Mary Slessor [Mine]5,027brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Afrika8,597brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Daghild (d.)9,272nwSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Henry R. Mallory6,063amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Kalliopi4,965grSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Robert E. Hopkins6,625amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Toward1,571brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-596Gunter Jahn HMS LCI(L)-162246br
7 Feb 1943U-614Wolfgang Sträter Harmala5,730brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Banner6,699brKMS-8
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Webster7,043brKMS-8
8 Feb 1943U-160Georg Lassen Roger B. Taney7,191am
8 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Newton Ash4,625brSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-521Klaus Heinrich Bargsten HMS Bredon (T 223)750brGibr-2
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier Daghild9,272nwSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier HMS LCT-2335 [Trans.]291brSC-118
10 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Duero (d.) [Mine]2,008sp
10 Feb 1943U-509Werner Witte Queen Anne4,937brCA-11
10 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Saroena (d.)6,671nl
11 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Helmspey4,764br
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Al Kasbanah110ag
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Dolphin135pl
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Husni107lb
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Sabah el Kheir36ag
15 Feb 1943U-607Ernst Mengersen Atlantic Sun11,355amON-165
17 Feb 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Llanashe4,836br
17 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Deer Lodge6,187am
18 Feb 1943U-518Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann Brasiloide6,075bz
19 Feb 1943U-403Heinz-Ehlert Clausen Zeus5,961grONS-165
20 Feb 1943U-525Hans-Joachim Drewitz Radhurst3,454brONS-165
21 Feb 1943U-332Eberhard Hüttemann Stigstad (d.)5,964nwON-166
21 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Stigstad5,964nwON-166
21 Feb 1943U-664Adolf Graef H.H. Rogers8,807paONS-167
21 Feb 1943U-664Adolf Graef Rosario4,659amONS-167
21 Feb 1943U-92Adolf Oelrich Empire Trader9,990brON-166
22 Feb 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Roxburgh Castle7,801br
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan HMCS Weyburn (K 173) [Mine]925caMKS-8
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Thorsholm (d.) [Mine]9,937nwGUS-4
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Chattanooga City5,687amON-166
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Empire Redshank6,615brON-166
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Expositor (d.)4,959amON-166
22 Feb 1943U-753Alfred Manhardt von Mannstein N.T. Nielsen-Alonso9,348nwON-166
22 Feb 1943U-92Adolf Oelrich N.T. Nielsen-Alonso (d.)9,348nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Eulima6,207brON-166
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Hastings5,401amON-166
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser British Fortitude (d.)8,482brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Empire Norseman (d.)9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Esso Baton Rouge7,989amUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Murena (d.)8,252nlUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter Winkler6,907paON-166
23 Feb 1943U-303Karl-Franz Heine Expositor4,959amON-166
23 Feb 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Fintra2,089brRopsley
23 Feb 1943U-382Herbert Juli Empire Norseman (d.)9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Kyleclare700ir
23 Feb 1943U-522Herbert Schneider Athelprincess8,882brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-558Günther Krech Empire Norseman9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Glittre6,409nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-604Horst Höltring Stockport1,683brON-166
23 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Glittre (d.)6,409nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Winkler (d.)6,907paON-166
24 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Nathanael Greene (d.)7,176amMKS-8
24 Feb 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Ingria (d.)4,391nwON-166
24 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Ingria4,391nwON-166
24 Feb 1943U-653Gerhard Feiler Madoera (d.)9,382nlON-166
24 Feb 1943U-707Günter Gretschel Jonathan Sturges7,176amON-166
25 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Manchester Merchant7,264brON-166
27 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Colombia10,782nl
27 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Seminole (d.)10,389brTE-16
27 Feb 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth St. Margaret4,312brON-165
28 Feb 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Daniel Carroll (d.)7,176amTE-16
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-1 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-3 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Wade Hampton7,176amHX-227
 495,621

70 ships sunk (359,276 tons) and 18 ships damaged (136,345 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during February 1943

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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