WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-278

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
25 Jan 1944Joachim Franze Penelope Barker7,177amJW-56A
30 Jan 1944Joachim Franze HMS Hardy (R 08)1,810brJW-56B
 8,987

2 ships sunk (8,987 tons).

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