Ship losses by month

March 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 Mar 1940U-20Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt Mirella5,340it
2 Mar 1940U-17Udo Behrens Rijnstroom695nl
2 Mar 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Lagaholm2,818sw
3 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Cato [Mine]710br
4 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Pacific Reliance6,717brOA-102
4 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Thurston3,072br
5 Mar 1940U-17Udo Behrens Grutto920nl
7 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Vecht1,965nl
8 Mar 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Counsellor [Mine]5,068brHX-22
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Abbotsford1,585br
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Akeld643br
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Borthwick1,097br
9 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke P. Margaronis4,979gr
9 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Leukos216ir
11 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eulota6,236nl
16 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Slava [Mine]4,512yu
17 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Argentina5,375da
19 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Charkow1,026da
19 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Minsk1,229da
20 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Bothal2,109da
20 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Viking1,153da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Algier1,654da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Christiansborg3,270da
25 Mar 1940U-47Günther Prien Britta1,146da
25 Mar 1940U-57Claus Korth Daghestan5,742br
26 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Cometa3,794nw

26 ships sunk (73,071 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during March 1940

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