Ship losses by month

January 1945

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 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler Henry Miller (t.)7,207amGUS-63
4 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Nipiwan Park (d.)2,373caSH-194
4 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Polarland1,591nwSH-194
9 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Jonas Lie7,198amON-277
9 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler FFL L´Enjoue (W 44)335frGC-107
10 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler Blackheath (t.)4,637brKMS-76
11 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Normandy Coast1,428br
11 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Roanoke2,606am
11 Jan 1945U-745Wilhelm von Trotha T-76 Korall600sj
12 Jan 1945U-370Karl Nielsen Louhi776fi
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Athelviking8,779brBX-141
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz British Freedom6,985brBX-141
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Martin Van Buren (t.)7,176amBX-141
15 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Maja8,181br
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann HMS Thane (D 83) (t.)11,400br
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Spinanger (d.)7,429nw
16 Jan 1945U-956Hans-Dieter Mohs Dejatelnyj1,190sjKB-1
20 Jan 1945U-293Leonhard Klingspor Razjarennyj (d.)1,658sjKP-1
21 Jan 1945U-1051Heinrich von Holleben Galatea1,152nw
21 Jan 1945U-1199Rolf Nollmann George Hawley (t.)7,176amTBC-43
23 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Vigsnes1,599nwMH-1
26 Jan 1945U-1051Heinrich von Holleben HMS Manners (K 568) (t.)1,300br
27 Jan 1945U-825Gerhard Stoelker Ruben Dario (d.)7,198amHX-332
27 Jan 1945U-825Gerhard Stoelker Solør (t.)8,262nwHX-332
 108,236

20 ships sunk (89,578 tons) and 4 ships damaged (18,658 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during January 1945

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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