Convoy battles


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-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

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat.
16 Oct 1940U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Trevisa1,813ca
17 Oct 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Languedoc9,512br
17 Oct 1940U-48Heinrich Bleichrodt Scoresby3,843br
17 Oct 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Aenos3,554gr
18 Oct 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Carsbreck (d.)3,670br
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Beatus4,885br
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Convallaria1,996sw
18 Oct 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Creekirk3,917br
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Empire Miniver6,055br
18 Oct 1940U-46Engelbert Endrass Gunborg1,572sw
18 Oct 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Blairspey (d.)4,155br
18 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Shekatika (d.)5,458br
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Niritos3,854gr
18 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Boekelo (d.)2,118nl
18 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Fiscus4,815br
19 Oct 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Assyrian2,962br
19 Oct 1940U-101Fritz Frauenheim Soesterberg1,904nl
19 Oct 1940U-123Karl-Heinz Moehle Boekelo2,118nl
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Empire Brigade5,154br
19 Oct 1940U-123Karl-Heinz Moehle Sedgepool5,556br
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Thalia5,875gr
19 Oct 1940U-100Joachim Schepke Blairspey (d.)4,155br
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Snefjeld1,643nw
19 Oct 1940U-123Karl-Heinz Moehle Shekatika5,458br
19 Oct 1940U-99Otto Kretschmer Clintonia (d.)3,106br
19 Oct 1940U-123Karl-Heinz Moehle Clintonia3,106br

20 ships sunk (79,592 tons) and 6 ships damaged (22,662 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

Locations of ships hit from SC-7.

sunk ship. damaged ship.

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48 convoys on route SC were hit by U-boats in the war. Read more about them.

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