Convoy battles

SC-7

Sydney CB to UK (North Atlantic)

16 Oct 1940 - 19 Oct 1940

The Convoy30 ships
First sightingOn 16 Oct 1940 by U-48
EscortsSloops Scarborough, Leith, Fowey
Corvette Bluebell, Heartsease

U-boats

U-48, U-101, U-46, U-123, U-99, U-100, U-38

The battle

(we've yet to write the battle descriptions for this convoy.)

Ships hit from convoy SC-7

DateU-boatCommanderName of ship GRT  Nat.
16 Oct 1940 U-124  Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Trevisa1.813 ca
17 Oct 1940 U-38  Heinrich Liebe Aenos3.554 gr
17 Oct 1940 U-48  Heinrich Bleichrodt Languedoc 9.512 br
17 Oct 1940 U-48  Heinrich Bleichrodt Scoresby 3.843 br
18 Oct 1940 U-100  Joachim Schepke Boekelo (d.)2.118 nl
18 Oct 1940 U-100  Joachim Schepke Shekatika (d.)5.458 br
18 Oct 1940 U-101  Fritz Frauenheim Blairspey (d.) 4.155 br
18 Oct 1940 U-101  Fritz Frauenheim Creekirk 3.917 br
18 Oct 1940 U-38  Heinrich Liebe Carsbreck (d.) 3.670 br
18 Oct 1940 U-46  Engelbert Endrass Beatus 4.885 br
18 Oct 1940 U-46  Engelbert Endrass Convallaria 1.996 sw
18 Oct 1940 U-46  Engelbert Endrass Gunborg 1.572 sw
18 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Empire Miniver 6.055 br
18 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Fiscus 4.815 br
18 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Niritos 3.854 gr
19 Oct 1940 U-100  Joachim Schepke Blairspey (d.)4.155 br
19 Oct 1940 U-101  Fritz Frauenheim Assyrian 2.962 br
19 Oct 1940 U-101  Fritz Frauenheim Soesterberg 1.904 nl
19 Oct 1940 U-123  Karl-Heinz Moehle Boekelo2.118 nl
19 Oct 1940 U-123  Karl-Heinz Moehle Clintonia3.106 br
19 Oct 1940 U-123  Karl-Heinz Moehle Sedgepool 5.556 br
19 Oct 1940 U-123  Karl-Heinz Moehle Shekatika5.458 br
19 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Clintonia (d.) 3.106 br
19 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Empire Brigade 5.154 br
19 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Snefjeld 1.643 nw
19 Oct 1940 U-99  Otto Kretschmer Thalia 5.875 gr

 (d.) = the ship was damaged in that attack.
Convoy info: S = straggler, D = dispersed, R = Romper

20 ships sunk with a total of 79.592 tons from convoy SC-7

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