Ship losses by month

February 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during . 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.
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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during February 1940

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

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