Ship losses by month

April 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
2 Apr 1943U-124Johann Mohr Gogra5,190brOS-45
2 Apr 1943U-124Johann Mohr Katha4,357brOS-45
2 Apr 1943U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Melbourne Star12,806br
2 Apr 1943U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Lysefjord1,091nw
2 Apr 1943U-509Werner Witte City of Baroda (t.)7,129brNC-9
2 Apr 1943U-755Walter Göing Simon Duhamel II928frTE-20
3 Apr 1943U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Gulfstate6,882am
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Shillong (d.)5,529brHX-231
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Waroonga (d.)9,365brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Aloe5,047br
5 Apr 1943U-229Robert Schetelig Vaalaren3,406swHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-530Kurt Lange Sunoil9,005amHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Shillong5,529brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Waroonga9,365brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz British Ardour7,124brHX-231
6 Apr 1943U-185August Maus John Sevier7,176amGTMO-83
6 Apr 1943U-632Hans Karpf Blitar7,065nlHX-231
8 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Castillo Montealegre3,972sp
9 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Bamako2,357fr
11 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Matt W. Ransom (d.) [Mine]7,177amUGS-6A
11 Apr 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Empire Whimbrel5,983br
11 Apr 1943U-188Siegfried Lüdden HMS Beverley (H 64)1,190brON-176
11 Apr 1943U-195Heinz Buchholz James W. Denver7,200amUGS-7
11 Apr 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Runo1,858br
11 Apr 1943U-613Helmut Köppe Ingerfire3,835nwONS-2
11 Apr 1943U-615Ralph Kapitzky Edward B. Dudley7,177amHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-404Otto von Bülow Lancastrian Prince1,914brON-176
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Ulysses2,666nlHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz Fresno City7,261brHX-232
17 Apr 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Fort Rampart (d.)7,134brHX-233
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Empire Bruce7,459br
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter HMS P-615683br
18 Apr 1943U-180Werner Musenberg Corbis8,132br
18 Apr 1943U-226Rolf Borchers Fort Rampart7,134brHX-233
19 Apr 1943U-108Ralf-Reimar Wolfram Robert Gray7,176amHX-234
20 Apr 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Michigan5,594amUGS-7
20 Apr 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Sidi-Bel-Abbès4,392frUGS-7
21 Apr 1943U-191Helmut Fiehn Scebeli3,025nwON-178
21 Apr 1943U-413Gustav Poel Wanstead5,486brONS-3
21 Apr 1943U-415Kurt Neide Ashantian4,917brONS-3
21 Apr 1943U-415Kurt Neide Wanstead (d.)5,486brONS-3
22 Apr 1943U-306Claus von Trotha Amerika10,218brHX-234
23 Apr 1943U-306Claus von Trotha Silvermaple (d.)5,313brHX-234
24 Apr 1943U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Santa Catalina6,507am
25 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Empire Morn (t.) [Mine]7,092br
25 Apr 1943U-386Hans-Albrecht Kandler Rosenborg1,997brRU-71
25 Apr 1943U-455Hans-Martin Scheibe Rouennais [Mine]3,777frCG-29
27 Apr 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Merope1,162nl
29 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Nanking5,931sw
29 Apr 1943U-258Wilhelm von Mässenhausen McKeesport6,198amONS-5
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Bandar Shahpour5,236brTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Corabella5,682brTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Kota Tjandi7,295nlTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Nagina6,551brTS-37
 322,544

49 ships sunk (266,274 tons) and 8 ships damaged (56,270 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 1943

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