Ship losses by month

March 1942

This is the full listing of all ships hit during March 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 Mar 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Finnanger9,551nwONS-67
1 Mar 1942U-436Günther Seibicke RT-19 Komintern577sj
1 Mar 1942U-588Victor Vogel Carperby4,890brON-66
2 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Gunny2,362nw
3 Mar 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Mary5,104am
3 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Helenus7,366br
5 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Mariana3,110am
5 Mar 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse O.A. Knudsen11,007nw
5 Mar 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Collamer5,112amHX-178
5 Mar 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Benmohr5,920br
6 Mar 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Sydhav7,587nw
6 Mar 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt Hans Egede900go
6 Mar 1942U-701Horst Degen Rononia213br
7 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Barbara4,637am
7 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Cardonia5,104am
7 Mar 1942U-129Asmus Nicolai Clausen Steel Age6,188am
7 Mar 1942U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Arabutan7,874bz
7 Mar 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Uniwaleco9,755sa
7 Mar 1942U-701Horst Degen Nyggjaberg349fa
8 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Esso Bolivar (d.)10,389pa
8 Mar 1942U-569Hans-Peter Hinsch Hengist984br
8 Mar 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt HMS Northern Princess (4.06)655br
8 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Baluchistan6,992br
9 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Hanseat8,241pa
9 Mar 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt Lily5,719grON-68
9 Mar 1942U-701Horst Degen HMS Notts County (FY 250)541br
9 Mar 1942U-94Otto Ites Cayrú5,152bz
9 Mar 1942U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Tyr4,265nw
10 Mar 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Lady Nelson (d.)7,970ca
10 Mar 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Umtata (d.)8,141br
10 Mar 1942U-588Victor Vogel Gulftrade6,776am
11 Mar 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Caribsea2,609am
11 Mar 1942U-565Johann Jebsen HMS Naiad (93)5,450br
11 Mar 1942U-701Horst Degen HMS Stella Capella (FY 107)507br
11 Mar 1942U-94Otto Ites Hvoslef1,630nw
12 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Olga2,496am
12 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Texan7,005am
12 Mar 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel Ingerto3,089nwON-70
13 Mar 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Colabee (d.)5,518am
13 Mar 1942U-158Erwin Rostin John D. Gill11,641am
13 Mar 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Albert F. Paul735am
13 Mar 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Trepca5,042yu
13 Mar 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Tolten1,858cl
14 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr British Resource7,209br
14 Mar 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Sarniadoc1,940ca
14 Mar 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Lemuel Burrows7,610am
14 Mar 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Penelope8,436pa
15 Mar 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Ario6,952am
15 Mar 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Olean (d.)7,118am
15 Mar 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles USCGC Acacia (WAGL 200)1,130am
16 Mar 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Australia11,628am
16 Mar 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Stangarth5,966br
16 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Baron Newlands3,386br
17 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Acme (d.)6,878am
17 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Ceiba1,698ho
17 Mar 1942U-373Paul-Karl Loeser Mount Lycabettus4,292gr
17 Mar 1942U-404Otto von Bülow San Demetrio8,073br
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Allende5,081br
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Ile de Batz5,755br
17 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Scottish Prince4,917br
17 Mar 1942U-71Walter Flachsenberg Ranja6,355nw
17 Mar 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Crista (d.)2,590brAT-34
18 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr E.M. Clark9,647am
18 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Kassandra Louloudis5,106gr
19 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Papoose5,939am
19 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr W.E. Hutton7,076am
19 Mar 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Liberator7,720am
20 Mar 1942U-652Georg-Werner Fraatz HMS Heythrop (L 85)1,050br
20 Mar 1942U-71Walter Flachsenberg Oakmar5,766am
21 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Atlantic Sun (d.)11,355am
21 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Esso Nashville (d.)7,934am
22 Mar 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Muskogee7,034am
22 Mar 1942U-202Hans-Heinz Linder Athelviscount (d.)8,882brON-75
22 Mar 1942U-373Paul-Karl Loeser Thursobank5,575br
23 Mar 1942U-124Johann Mohr Naeco5,373am
23 Mar 1942U-587Ulrich Borcherdt Diala8,106brON-52
23 Mar 1942U-754Hans Oestermann British Prudence8,620brHX-181
24 Mar 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen Empire Steel8,138br
25 Mar 1942U-105Heinrich Schuch Narragansett10,389br
25 Mar 1942U-552Erich Topp Ocana6,256nl
25 Mar 1942U-94Otto Ites Imperial Transport (d.)8,022brON-77
26 Mar 1942U-652Georg-Werner Fraatz HMS Jaguar (F 34)1,690br
26 Mar 1942U-652Georg-Werner Fraatz Slavol2,623br
26 Mar 1942U-71Walter Flachsenberg Dixie Arrow8,046am
27 Mar 1942U-105Heinrich Schuch Svenør7,616nw
27 Mar 1942U-123Reinhard Hardegen USS Atik (AK 101)3,209am
27 Mar 1942U-160Georg Lassen Equipoise6,210pa
29 Mar 1942U-160Georg Lassen City of New York8,272am
29 Mar 1942U-571Helmut Möhlmann Hertford10,923br
30 Mar 1942U-376Friedrich-Karl Marks Induna5,086brPQ-13
30 Mar 1942U-435Siegfried Strelow Effingham6,421amPQ-13
30 Mar 1942U-456Max-Martin Teichert Effingham (d.)6,421amPQ-13
30 Mar 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Muncaster Castle5,853brST-18
31 Mar 1942U-71Walter Flachsenberg San Gerardo12,915br
31 Mar 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Allegheny914am
31 Mar 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Barnegat914am
31 Mar 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Menominee441am
31 Mar 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Ontario (d.)490am
 544,057

85 ships sunk (452,349 tons) and 13 ships damaged (91,708 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during March 1942

This map shows 98 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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