QP-14Russia - Iceland (Arctic Ocean)
20 Sep 1942 - 22 Sep 1942
|The Convoy||15 ships|
|First sighting||On 20 Sep 1942|
|Escorts||2 AA ships, 11 corvettes, minesweepers and trawlers and the rescue ships Rathlin and Zamalek.|
U-251, U-255, U-403, U-408, U-435, U-592 and U-703.
The convoy sailed from Arkhangelsk on 13 Sept. The last attack was on the 22nd by the U-435 against the very heavy escort and she manages to sink 3 ships.
Ships hit from convoy QP-14
|Date||U-boat||Commander||Name of ship||Tons||Nat.|
|20 Sep 1942||U-435||Siegfried Strelow||HMS Leda (J 93)||835||br|
|20 Sep 1942||U-255||Reinhart Reche||Silver Sword||4,937||am|
|20 Sep 1942||U-703||Heinz Bielfeld||HMS Somali (G 33)||1,870||br|
|22 Sep 1942||U-435||Siegfried Strelow||Bellingham||5,345||am|
|22 Sep 1942||U-435||Siegfried Strelow||Grey Ranger||3,313||br|
|22 Sep 1942||U-435||Siegfried Strelow||Ocean Voice||7,174||br|
6 ships sunk (23,474 tons).
4 convoys on route QP were hit by U-boats in the war.