Ship losses by month

February 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during February 1940. You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 Feb 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Fram2,491sw
1 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Ellen M.498br
2 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Creofield838br
2 Feb 1940U-59Harald Jürst Portelet1,064br
3 Feb 1940U-25Viktor Schütze Armanistan6,805brOG-16
3 Feb 1940U-58Herbert Kuppisch Reet815es
4 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Hop1,365nw
4 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Leo Dawson4,330br
5 Feb 1940U-41Gustav-Adolf Mugler Beaverburn9,874brOA-84
5 Feb 1940U-41Gustav-Adolf Mugler Ceronia (d.)8,096nl
6 Feb 1940U-13Heinz Scheringer Anu [Mine]1,421es
7 Feb 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Munster [Mine]4,305br
9 Feb 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Chagres [Mine]5,406br
10 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Silja1,259nw
10 Feb 1940U-48Herbert Schultze Burgerdijk6,853nl
11 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Togimo290br
11 Feb 1940U-50Max-Hermann Bauer Orania1,854sw
11 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Imperial Transport (d.)8,022br
11 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Snestad4,114nw
11 Feb 1940U-9Wolfgang Lüth Linda1,213es
12 Feb 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Nidarholm3,482nw
12 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Dalarö3,927sw
13 Feb 1940U-25Viktor Schütze Chastine Mærsk5,177da
13 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Norna1,022sw
14 Feb 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Langleeford4,622brHX-18
14 Feb 1940U-48Herbert Schultze Sultan Star12,306br
14 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Martin Goldschmidt2,095da
14 Feb 1940U-57Claus Korth Gretafield (t.)10,191brHX-18
15 Feb 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Sleipner1,066da
15 Feb 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Steinstad2,477nw
15 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Aase1,206da
15 Feb 1940U-48Herbert Schultze Den Haag8,971nl
15 Feb 1940U-50Max-Hermann Bauer Maryland4,895da
16 Feb 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Liana1,646sw
16 Feb 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Osmed1,526sw
16 Feb 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Rhone1,064da
17 Feb 1940U-10Joachim Preuss Kvernaas1,819nw
17 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Pyrrhus7,418brOG-18
17 Feb 1940U-48Herbert Schultze Wilja3,396fi
18 Feb 1940U-10Joachim Preuss Ameland4,537nl
18 Feb 1940U-23Otto Kretschmer HMS Daring (H 16)1,375brHN-12
18 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Ellin4,917gr
18 Feb 1940U-37Werner Hartmann P.L.M. 153,754fr65-KS
18 Feb 1940U-53Harald Grosse Banderas2,140sp
18 Feb 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten El Sonador1,406pa
18 Feb 1940U-61Jürgen Oesten Sangstad4,297nw
19 Feb 1940U-23Otto Kretschmer Tiberton5,225br
21 Feb 1940U-50Max-Hermann Bauer Tara4,760nl
21 Feb 1940U-57Claus Korth Loch Maddy (d.)4,996brHX-19
22 Feb 1940U-23Otto Kretschmer Loch Maddy (t.)4,996brHX-19
22 Feb 1940U-50Max-Hermann Bauer British Endeavour4,580brOGF-19
24 Feb 1940U-21Fritz Frauenheim Royal Archer [Mine]2,266brFN-100
24 Feb 1940U-63Günther Lorentz Santos3,840sw
29 Feb 1940U-20Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt Maria Rosa4,211it

51 ships sunk (185,405 tons) and 3 ships damaged (21,114 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during February 1940

This map shows 54 positions of Allied ships hit by U-boats. You can click on any of the icons for more information on the ship involved.

The map is clickable and zoom-able (with the mouse-wheel).

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