Ship losses by month

February 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during February 1943. 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 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi HMS Welshman (M 84)2,650br
1 Feb 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth Joseph Elise113fr
2 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Jeremiah Van Rensselaer7,177amHX-224
3 Feb 1943U-217Kurt Reichenbach-Klinke Rhexenor7,957br
3 Feb 1943U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter Dorchester5,649amSG-19
3 Feb 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Greylock7,460amRA-52
3 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Inverilen9,456brHX-224
3 Feb 1943U-632Hans Karpf Cordelia8,190brHX-224
5 Feb 1943U-413Gustav Poel West Portal5,376amSC-118
5 Feb 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Corona3,264nwAW-22
5 Feb 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi Henrik1,350nwAW-22
6 Feb 1943U-262Rudolf Heinz Franke Zagloba2,864poSC-118
6 Feb 1943U-266Ralf von Jessen Polyktor4,077grSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Baltonia [Mine]2,013brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Empire Mordred [Mine]7,024brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Mary Slessor [Mine]5,027brMKS-7
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Afrika8,597brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Daghild (d.)9,272nwSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Henry R. Mallory6,063amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Kalliopi4,965grSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Robert E. Hopkins6,625amSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Toward1,571brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-596Gunter Jahn HMS LCI(L)-162246br
7 Feb 1943U-614Wolfgang Sträter Harmala5,730brSC-118
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Banner6,699brKMS-8
7 Feb 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Empire Webster7,043brKMS-8
8 Feb 1943U-160Georg Lassen Roger B. Taney7,191am
8 Feb 1943U-402Siegfried Freiherr von Forstner Newton Ash4,625brSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-521Klaus Heinrich Bargsten HMS Bredon (T 223)750brGibr-2
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier Daghild9,272nwSC-118
8 Feb 1943U-608Rolf Struckmeier HMS LCT-2335 [Trans.]291brSC-118
10 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Duero (d.) [Mine]2,008sp
10 Feb 1943U-509Werner Witte Queen Anne4,937brCA-11
10 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Saroena (d.)6,671nl
11 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Helmspey4,764br
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Al Kasbanah110ag
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Dolphin135pl
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Husni107lb
11 Feb 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Sabah el Kheir36ag
15 Feb 1943U-607Ernst Mengersen Atlantic Sun11,355amON-165
17 Feb 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Llanashe4,836br
17 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Deer Lodge6,187am
18 Feb 1943U-518Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann Brasiloide6,075bz
19 Feb 1943U-403Heinz-Ehlert Clausen Zeus5,961grONS-165
20 Feb 1943U-525Hans-Joachim Drewitz Radhurst3,454brONS-165
21 Feb 1943U-332Eberhard Hüttemann Stigstad (d.)5,964nwON-166
21 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Stigstad5,964nwON-166
21 Feb 1943U-664Adolf Graef H.H. Rogers8,807paONS-167
21 Feb 1943U-664Adolf Graef Rosario4,659amONS-167
21 Feb 1943U-92Adolf Oelrich Empire Trader9,990brON-166
22 Feb 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Roxburgh Castle7,801br
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan HMCS Weyburn (K 173) [Mine]925caMKS-8
22 Feb 1943U-118Werner Czygan Thorsholm (d.) [Mine]9,937nwGUS-4
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Chattanooga City5,687amON-166
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Empire Redshank6,615brON-166
22 Feb 1943U-606Hans-Heinrich Döhler Expositor (d.)4,959amON-166
22 Feb 1943U-753Alfred Manhardt von Mannstein N.T. Nielsen-Alonso9,348nwON-166
22 Feb 1943U-92Adolf Oelrich N.T. Nielsen-Alonso (d.)9,348nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Eulima6,207brON-166
23 Feb 1943U-186Siegfried Hesemann Hastings5,401amON-166
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser British Fortitude (d.)8,482brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Empire Norseman (d.)9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Esso Baton Rouge7,989amUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-202Günter Poser Murena (d.)8,252nlUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-223Karl-Jürg Wächter Winkler6,907paON-166
23 Feb 1943U-303Karl-Franz Heine Expositor4,959amON-166
23 Feb 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Fintra2,089brRopsley
23 Feb 1943U-382Herbert Juli Empire Norseman (d.)9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-456Max-Martin Teichert Kyleclare700ir
23 Feb 1943U-522Herbert Schneider Athelprincess8,882brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-558Günther Krech Empire Norseman9,811brUC-1
23 Feb 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Glittre6,409nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-604Horst Höltring Stockport1,683brON-166
23 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Glittre (d.)6,409nwON-166
23 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Winkler (d.)6,907paON-166
24 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Nathanael Greene (d.)7,176amMKS-8
24 Feb 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Ingria (d.)4,391nwON-166
24 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Ingria4,391nwON-166
24 Feb 1943U-653Gerhard Feiler Madoera (d.)9,382nlON-166
24 Feb 1943U-707Günter Gretschel Jonathan Sturges7,176amON-166
25 Feb 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Manchester Merchant7,264brON-166
27 Feb 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Colombia10,782nl
27 Feb 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Seminole (d.)10,389brTE-16
27 Feb 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth St. Margaret4,312brON-165
28 Feb 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Daniel Carroll (d.)7,176amTE-16
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-1 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman RPT-3 [Trans.]35sjHX-227
28 Feb 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Wade Hampton7,176amHX-227
 495,621

70 ships sunk (359,276 tons) and 18 ships damaged (136,345 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during February 1943

This map shows 88 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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