WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-453

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
13 Dec 1941Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Badalona4,202sp
 
7 Apr 1942Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach HMHS Somersetshire (d.)9,716br
 
20 Jan 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Jean Jadot5,859beKMS-7
30 Jun 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Oligarch (d.)6,894brGTX-3
6 Jul 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Shahjehan5,454brMWS-36
15 Nov 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach HMS Quail (G 45) (t.) [Mine]1,705br
20 Nov 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Jela [Mine]335yu
22 Nov 1943Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach HMS Hebe (J 24) [Mine]835br
 
1 Feb 1944Dierk Lührs Agia Paraskevi80gr
1 Feb 1944Dierk Lührs Salem81lb
1 Feb 1944Dierk Lührs Himli67lb
2 Feb 1944Dierk Lührs Yahiya64sy
19 May 1944Dierk Lührs Fort Missanabie7,147brHA-43
 42,439

11 ships sunk (25,829 tons) and 2 ships damaged (16,610 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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ship sunk or total loss (5). ship damaged (2).


In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

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