Ship losses by month

December 1944

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
3 Dec 1944U-1163Ernst-Ludwig Balduhn Revoljucija433sjKB-35
3 Dec 1944U-1230Hans Hilbig Cornwallis5,458ca
5 Dec 1944U-365Diether Todenhagen BO-230105sj
5 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess Proletarij1,123sjPK-20
6 Dec 1944U-775Erich Taschenmacher HMS Bullen (K 469)1,300br
7 Dec 1944U-997Hans Lehmann BO-229105sj
10 Dec 1944U-1202Rolf Thomsen Dan Beard7,176am
11 Dec 1944U-365Diether Todenhagen HMS Cassandra (R 62) (d.)1,710brRA-62
18 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer Silverlaurel6,142brBTC-10
20 Dec 1944U-870Ernst Hechler USS Fogg (DE 57) (d.)1,400am
20 Dec 1944U-870Ernst Hechler USS LST-3591,625am
21 Dec 1944U-806Klaus Hornbostel Samtucky (d.)7,219brHX-327
21 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess Reshitel’nyj20sj
23 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Dumfries5,149brMKS-71
24 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer Leopoldville11,509beWEP-3
24 Dec 1944U-637Wolfgang Riekeberg BMO-594 (No 90)39sj
24 Dec 1944U-806Klaus Hornbostel HMCS Clayoquot (J 174)672caXB-139
24 Dec 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Robert J. Walker7,180am
26 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer HMS Affleck (K 462) (t.)1,085br
26 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer HMS Capel (K 470)1,085br
26 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess RT-52 Som417sj
29 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Arthur Sewall (t.)7,176amTBC-21
29 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Black Hawk (t.)7,191amTBC-21
29 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess T-883 (No 37)633sjKB-37
30 Dec 1944U-956Hans-Dieter Mohs Tbilisi (t.)7,176sjKP-24
 83,128

22 ships sunk (72,799 tons) and 3 ships damaged (10,329 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during December 1944

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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