Ship losses by month

April 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
2 Apr 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Signe1,540fiHN-23A
6 Apr 1940U-59Harald Jürst Navarra2,118nw
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Sveaborg9,076sw
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Tosca5,128nw
10 Apr 1940U-4Hans-Peter Hinsch HMS Thistle (N 24)1,090br
12 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Stancliffe4,511br
13 Apr 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann HNoMS Frøya (t.)595nw
17 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Swainby4,935br
21 Apr 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Cedarbank5,159brAP-1
26 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Lily1,281da
28 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Scottish American (d.)6,999br

10 ships sunk (35,433 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,999 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 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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