Ship losses by month

May 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
2 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier HMS Ebor Wyke (FY 1601)348br
5 May 1945U-853Helmut Frömsdorf Black Point5,353am
5 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier Empire Unity (d.)6,386brRU-161
7 May 1945U-1023Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler HNoMS NYMS-382335nw
7 May 1945U-2336Emil Klusmeier Avondale Park2,878caEN-591
7 May 1945U-2336Emil Klusmeier Sneland I1,791nwEN-591
 17,091

5 ships sunk (10,705 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,386 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during May 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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