Ship losses by month

December 1941

This is the full listing of all ships hit during December 1941. 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 Dec 1941U-43Wolfgang Lüth Astral7,542am
2 Dec 1941U-557Ottokar Arnold Paulssen Fjord4,032nw
2 Dec 1941U-562Horst Hamm Grelhead4,274br
3 Dec 1941U-124Johann Mohr Sagadahoc6,275am
6 Dec 1941U-131Arend Baumann Scottish Trader4,016brSC-56
9 Dec 1941U-134Rudolf Schendel Steinbek2,185dt
9 Dec 1941U-652Georg-Werner Fraatz Saint Denis1,595fr
10 Dec 1941U-130Ernst Kals Kirnwood3,829brSC-57
10 Dec 1941U-130Ernst Kals Kurdistan5,844brSC-57
10 Dec 1941U-130Ernst Kals Star of Luxor5,298agSC-57
11 Dec 1941U-374Unno von Fischel HMS Lady Shirley477br
11 Dec 1941U-374Unno von Fischel HMS Rosabelle515br
13 Dec 1941U-431Wilhelm Dommes Myriel (d.)3,560br
13 Dec 1941U-453Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Badalona4,202sp
14 Dec 1941U-108Klaus Scholtz Cassequel4,751pt
15 Dec 1941U-557Ottokar Arnold Paulssen HMS Galatea (71)5,220br
15 Dec 1941U-77Heinrich Schonder Empire Barracuda4,972br
19 Dec 1941U-108Klaus Scholtz Ruckinge2,869brHG-76
19 Dec 1941U-574Dietrich Gengelbach HMS Stanley (I 73)1,190brHG-76
19 Dec 1941U-652Georg-Werner Fraatz Varlaam Avanesov6,557sj
21 Dec 1941U-567Engelbert Endrass Annavore3,324nwHG-76
21 Dec 1941U-573Heinrich Heinsohn Hellen5,289nw
21 Dec 1941U-751Gerhard Bigalk HMS Audacity (D 10)11,000brHG-76
23 Dec 1941U-559Hans Heidtmann Shuntien3,059brTA-5
24 Dec 1941U-568Joachim Preuss HMS Salvia (K 97)925brTA-5
26 Dec 1941U-559Hans Heidtmann Warszawa2,487poAT-6
28 Dec 1941U-75Helmuth Ringelmann Volo1,587brME-8
31 Dec 1941U-87Joachim Berger Cardita8,237brHX-166
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27 ships sunk (111,551 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,560 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during December 1941

This map shows 28 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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