Convoy routes

Convoy route KMS

CodeKMS
RouteUK - Mediterranean (slow)
AreaNorth Atlantic and Mediterranean
NotesInitially military convoys for Operation Torch, later as slow convoys usually combined with OS convoys when leaving the UK and then detached off Gibraltar to enter the Mediterranean.
ConvoysDateLosses

1942

KMS-2Nov 19421 ship sunk with a total of 5,332 tons.
KMS-3Nov 19422 ships sunk with a total of 12,376 tons.

1943

KMS-7Jan 19431 ship sunk with a total of 5,859 tons.
KMS-8Feb 19432 ships sunk with a total of 13,742 tons.
KMS-10Mar 19431 ship sunk with a total of 7,133 tons.
KMS-14May 19431 ship sunk with a total of 5,979 tons.
KMS-18BJul 19435 ships sunk with a total of 20,512 tons.
KMS-27Oct 19431 ship sunk with a total of 4,970 tons.
KMS-30Nov 19431 ship sunk with a total of 4,531 tons.
KMS-34Dec 19433 ships sunk with a total of 3,387 tons.

1945

KMS-76Jan 19451 ship sunk with a total of 4,637 tons.


11 KMS convoys successfully attacked in the war.
19 ships were sunk with a total of 88,458 GRT.

Locations of ships hit from convoy route KMS.

sunk ship. damaged ship.

Approximate convoy routes are shown in a red line. You may have to zoom out to see all data.
Left click to zoom-in and right-click to zoom out.

Return to the convoy routes page

Return to convoy pages