Ship losses by month

February 1942

This is the full listing of all ships hit during February 1942. 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 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Tacoma Star7,924br
2 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter W.L. Steed6,182am
2 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Corilla (d.)8,096nlHX-173
3 Feb 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Amerikaland15,355sw
4 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter San Gil3,627pa
4 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Silveray4,535brON-55
5 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter China Arrow8,403am
5 Feb 1942U-103Werner Winter India Arrow8,327am
5 Feb 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Montrolite11,309ca
5 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann HMS Arbutus (K 86)925brON-63
6 Feb 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Opawa10,354br
6 Feb 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Major Wheeler3,431am
6 Feb 1942U-109Heinrich Bleichrodt Halcyon3,531pa
7 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Empire Sun6,952br
8 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Ocean Venture7,174br
9 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Tolosa1,974nw
9 Feb 1942U-586Dietrich von der Esch Anna Knudsen (d.)9,057nw
9 Feb 1942U-654Ludwig Forster FFL Alysse (K 100)900frON-60
9 Feb 1942U-85Eberhard Greger Empire Fusilier5,408brON-60
11 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann Heina4,028nwSC-67
11 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann HMCS Spikenard (K 198)925caSC-67
11 Feb 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Victolite11,410ca
12 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Blink2,701nw
14 Feb 1942U-576Hans-Dieter Heinicke Empire Spring6,946brON-63
15 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Buarque5,152bz
15 Feb 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Meropi4,181grON-60
15 Feb 1942U-98Robert Gysae Biela5,298brON-62
16 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Ramapo2,968pa
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Arkansas (d.)6,452am
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Oranjestad2,396br
16 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Pedernales (d.)4,317br
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Monagas2,650ve
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel San Nicolas2,391br
16 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Tia Juana2,395br
16 Feb 1942U-564Reinhard Suhren Opalia (d.)6,195br
16 Feb 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Rafaela (d.)3,177nl
17 Feb 1942U-136Heinrich Zimmermann Empire Comet6,914brHX-174
18 Feb 1942U-108Klaus Scholtz Somme5,265brON-62
18 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Olinda4,053bz
19 Feb 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Pan Massachusetts8,202am
19 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles British Consul (d.)6,940br
19 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Mokihana (d.)7,460am
19 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Miraflores2,158br
19 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Empire Seal7,965br
20 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Nordvangen2,400nw
20 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Delplata5,127am
20 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Lake Osweya2,398am
21 Feb 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Egda (d.)10,068nwON-65
21 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Circe Shell8,207brON-60
21 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Azalea City5,529am
21 Feb 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Kongsgaard9,467nw
22 Feb 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Cities Service Empire8,103am
22 Feb 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Adellen7,984brONS-67
22 Feb 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Sama1,799nwONS-67
22 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel J.N. Pew9,033am
22 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Republic5,287am
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Kars (t.)8,888br
22 Feb 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Torungen1,948nw
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen George L. Torian1,754ca
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Lennox1,904ca
23 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen West Zeda5,658am
23 Feb 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Lihue7,001am
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Sun (d.)9,002am
23 Feb 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Thalia8,329pa
23 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske W.D. Anderson10,227am
24 Feb 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Diloma (d.)8,146brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Empire Celt8,032brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-162Jürgen Wattenberg White Crest4,365brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Anadara (d.)8,009brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Eidanger9,432nwONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-558Günther Krech Inverarder5,578brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt Anadara8,009brONS-67
24 Feb 1942U-94Otto Ites Empire Hail7,005brON-66
25 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein La Carriere5,685br
26 Feb 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Mamura8,245nl
27 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Macgregor2,498br
27 Feb 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Marore8,215am
27 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel R.P. Resor7,451am
28 Feb 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Bayou2,605pa
28 Feb 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Oregon7,017am
28 Feb 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel USS Jacob Jones (DD 130)1,090am
28 Feb 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler Leif1,582nw
 479,080

70 ships sunk (392,161 tons) and 12 ships damaged (86,919 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 1942

This map shows 82 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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