Ship losses by month

June 1942

This is the full listing of all ships hit during June 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 Jun 1942U-106Hermann Rasch Hampton Roads2,689am
1 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Bushranger4,536pa
1 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Alegrete5,970bz
1 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow West Notus5,492am
1 Jun 1942U-566Dietrich Borchert Westmoreland8,967br
2 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Knoxville City5,686am
2 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Illinois5,447am
2 Jun 1942U-553Karl Thurmann Mattawin6,919br
2 Jun 1942U-558Günther Krech Triton2,078nl
2 Jun 1942U-578Ernst-August Rehwinkel Berganger6,826nw
3 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Høegh Giant10,990nw
3 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Lillian80br
3 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann City of Alma5,446am
3 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Anna1,345sw
3 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Aeolus41am
3 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Ben and Josephine102am
3 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel M.F. Elliott6,940am
4 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Nidarnes2,647nw
5 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Velma Lykes2,572am
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Paracury (d.)265bz
5 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Sally150ho
5 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Delfina3,480am
5 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten L.J. Drake6,693am
5 Jun 1942U-69Ulrich Gräf Letitia Porter15nl
5 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Maria da Glória320pt
6 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten C.O. Stillman13,006pa
7 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Castilla3,910ho
7 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Hermis5,234pa
7 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Edith3,382am
7 Jun 1942U-653Gerhard Feiler USS Gannet (AVP 8)840am
8 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Suwied3,249am
8 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse South Africa9,234nw
8 Jun 1942U-135Friedrich-Hermann Praetorius Pleasantville4,549nw
8 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Sicilien1,654am
8 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Rosenborg1,512br
8 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Tela3,901ho
8 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Esther100pl
8 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Said231ag
9 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr FFL Mimosa (K 11)925frONS-100
9 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Kronprinsen (d.)7,073nwBX-23A
9 Jun 1942U-432Heinz-Otto Schultze Malayan Prince (d.)8,593brBX-23A
9 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Bruxelles5,085beTO-5
9 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Franklin K. Lane6,589amTO-5
9 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Typhoon175pl
10 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Merrimack2,606am
10 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt L.A. Christensen4,362nw
10 Jun 1942U-559Hans Heidtmann Athene4,681nwAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-559Hans Heidtmann Brambleleaf (t.)5,917brAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Ardenvohr5,025br
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Port Montreal5,882br
10 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Surrey8,581br
10 Jun 1942U-81Friedrich Guggenberger Havre2,073brAT-49
10 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Empire Clough6,147brONS-100
10 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Ramsay4,855brONS-100
11 Jun 1942U-157Wolf Henne Hagan6,401am
11 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Sheherazade13,467pa
11 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Fort Good Hope7,130br
11 Jun 1942U-455Hans-Heinrich Giessler Geo H. Jones6,914brSL-111
11 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske American4,846am
11 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Crijnssen4,282nl
11 Jun 1942U-569Hans-Peter Hinsch Pontypridd (d.)4,458brONS-100
11 Jun 1942U-94Otto Ites Pontypridd4,458brONS-100
12 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr Dartford4,093brONS-100
12 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Hardwicke Grange9,005br
12 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Cities Service Toledo8,192am
12 Jun 1942U-77Heinrich Schonder HMS Grove (L 77)1,050brMW-11
13 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Sixaola4,693am
13 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Solon Turman6,762am
13 Jun 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus HMS Farouk96br
14 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Lebore8,289am
14 Jun 1942U-504Hans-Georg Friedrich Poske Regent3,280le
15 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Dutch Princess125br
15 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Bennestvet2,438nw
15 Jun 1942U-431Wilhelm Dommes HMS LCT-119 (d.)450br
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Cold Harbor5,010pa
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel Scottsburg8,001am
15 Jun 1942U-502Jürgen von Rosenstiel West Hardaway5,702am
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp City of Oxford2,759brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Etrib1,943brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Pelayo1,346brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Slemdal7,374nwHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-552Erich Topp Thurso2,436brHG-84
15 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Frimaire9,242fr
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Esso Augusta (d.) [Mine]11,237amKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen HMS Kingston Ceylonite (FY 214) [Mine]448brKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Robert C. Tuttle (d.) [Mine]11,615amKN-109
15 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen USS Bainbridge (DD 246) (d.) [Mine]1,190amKN-109
16 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Arkansan6,997am
16 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Kahuku6,062am
16 Jun 1942U-161Albrecht Achilles Nueva Altagracia30do
16 Jun 1942U-205Franz-Georg Reschke HMS Hermione (74)5,450brMW-11
16 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Managua2,220ni
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Cherokee5,896amXB-25
16 Jun 1942U-87Joachim Berger Port Nicholson8,402brXB-25
17 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Millinocket3,274am
17 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Moira1,560nw
17 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin San Blas3,601pa
17 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Santore [Mine]7,117amKS-511
18 Jun 1942U-124Johann Mohr Seattle Spirit5,627amONS-102
18 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Flora1,417nl
18 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Motorex1,958br
19 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Cheerio35am
19 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Ante Matkovic2,710yu
19 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen USS YP-389170am
20 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Nortind (d.)8,221nw
21 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse West Ira5,681am
22 Jun 1942U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte E.J. Sadler9,639am
22 Jun 1942U-202Hans-Heinz Linder Rio Tercero4,864ar
23 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Andrea Brøvig10,173nw
23 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Major General Henry Gibbins5,766am
23 Jun 1942U-172Carl Emmermann Resolute35co
23 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Rawleigh Warner3,664am
23 Jun 1942U-68Karl-Friedrich Merten Arriaga2,345pa
23 Jun 1942U-84Horst Uphoff Torvanger6,568nwHX-194
24 Jun 1942U-156Werner Hartenstein Willimantic4,857br
24 Jun 1942U-373Paul-Karl Loeser John R. Williams [Mine]396am
24 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Ljubica Matkovic3,289yu
25 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Anglo-Canadian5,268br
25 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Manuela4,772am
25 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Nordal3,845pa
26 Jun 1942U-107Harald Gelhaus Jagersfontein10,083nl
26 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Pedrinhas3,666bz
26 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Putney Hill5,216br
26 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen Tamesis (d.)7,256nw
27 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Leiv Eiriksson9,952nw
27 Jun 1942U-128Ulrich Heyse Polybius7,041am
27 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Las Choapas2,005me
27 Jun 1942U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Tuxpam7,008me
27 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Potlatch6,085am
27 Jun 1942U-404Otto von Bülow Moldanger6,827nw
27 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen British Freedom (d.)6,985brKS-514
28 Jun 1942U-154Walther Kölle Tillie Lykes2,572am
28 Jun 1942U-203Rolf Mützelburg Sam Houston7,176am
28 Jun 1942U-332Johannes Liebe Raphael Semmes6,027am
28 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Sea Thrush5,447am
28 Jun 1942U-701Horst Degen William Rockefeller14,054am
28 Jun 1942U-97Friedrich Bürgel Memas1,755grMetril
28 Jun 1942U-97Friedrich Bürgel Zealand1,433brMetril
29 Jun 1942U-126Ernst Bauer Mona Marie126ca
29 Jun 1942U-153Wilfried Reichmann Ruth4,833am
29 Jun 1942U-158Erwin Rostin Everalda3,950le
29 Jun 1942U-505Axel-Olaf Loewe Thomas McKean7,191am
29 Jun 1942U-67Günther Müller-Stöckheim Empire Mica8,032br
29 Jun 1942U-754Hans Oestermann Waiwera12,435br
30 Jun 1942U-372Heinz-Joachim Neumann HMS Medway (F 25)14,650br
30 Jun 1942U-458Kurt Diggins Mosfruit2,714nw
 700,227

135 ships sunk (632,884 tons) and 11 ships damaged (67,343 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during June 1942

This map shows 146 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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