Convoy routes

Convoy route OA

CodeOA
RouteSouthend - Outward (N.-America)
AreaNorth Atlantic and UK coastal waters
NotesUntil July 1940 convoys from the Thames through the English Channel to Liverpool and dispersal in the North Atlantic. Later from Methil to Liverpool and dispersal in the North Atlantic, sometimes joining the OB convoy of the same number or continuing to Gibraltar when carrying the suffix G.
ConvoysDateLosses

1939

OA-17Oct 19391 ship sunk with a total of 6,903 tons.

1940

OA-80GJan 19402 ships sunk with a total of 10,111 tons.
OA-84Feb 19401 ship sunk with a total of 9,874 tons.
OA-102Mar 19401 ship sunk with a total of 6,717 tons.
OA-172Jun 19402 ships sunk with a total of 17,444 tons.
OA-180Jul 19401 ship sunk with a total of 4,533 tons.
OA-184Jul 19401 ship sunk with a total of 3,509 tons.
OA-199Aug 19401 ship sunk with a total of 4,576 tons.
OA-200Aug 19403 ships sunk with a total of 12,060 tons.
OA-204Aug 19404 ships sunk with a total of 15,477 tons.
OA-207Sep 19401 ship sunk with a total of 9,035 tons.
OA-210Sep 19401 ship sunk with a total of 1,966 tons.
OA-222Oct 19401 ship sunk with a total of 6,989 tons.
OA-228Oct 19402 ships sunk with a total of 14,078 tons.


14 OA convoys successfully attacked in the war.
22 ships were sunk with a total of 123,272 GRT.

Locations of ships hit from convoy route OA.

sunk ship. damaged ship.

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