WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-701

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 Jan 1942Horst Degen Baron Erskine3,657brSC-62
6 Mar 1942Horst Degen Rononia213br
7 Mar 1942Horst Degen Nyggjaberg349fa
9 Mar 1942Horst Degen HMS Notts County (FY 250)541br
11 Mar 1942Horst Degen HMS Stella Capella (FY 107)507br
15 Jun 1942Horst Degen HMS Kingston Ceylonite (FY 214) [Mine]448brKN-109
15 Jun 1942Horst Degen USS Bainbridge (DD 246) (d.) [Mine]1,190amKN-109
15 Jun 1942Horst Degen Robert C. Tuttle (d.) [Mine]11,615amKN-109
15 Jun 1942Horst Degen Esso Augusta (d.) [Mine]11,237amKN-109
17 Jun 1942Horst Degen Santore [Mine]7,117amKS-511
19 Jun 1942Horst Degen USS YP-389170am
26 Jun 1942Horst Degen Tamesis (d.)7,256nw
27 Jun 1942Horst Degen British Freedom (d.)6,985brKS-514
28 Jun 1942Horst Degen William Rockefeller14,054am
 65,339

9 ships sunk (27,056 tons) and 5 ships damaged (38,283 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (6). ship damaged (5).


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

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