Ship losses by month

March 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during . 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 1943U-518Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann Fitz-John Porter7,176amBT-6
2 Mar 1943U-634Eberhard Dahlhaus Meriwether Lewis7,176amHX-227
3 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Harvey W. Scott7,176amDN-21
3 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Nirpura5,961brDN-21
3 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Tibia (d.)10,356nlDN-21
3 Mar 1943U-43Hans-Joachim Schwantke Doggerbank5,154dt
4 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Empire Mahseer5,087brDN-21
4 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Marietta E.7,628brDN-21
4 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Sheaf Crown (d.)4,868brDN-21
4 Mar 1943U-172Carl Emmermann City of Pretoria8,049br
4 Mar 1943U-515Werner Henke California Star8,300br
5 Mar 1943U-130Siegfried Keller Empire Tower4,378brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130Siegfried Keller Fidra1,574brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130Siegfried Keller Ger-y-Bryn5,108brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-130Siegfried Keller Trefusis5,299brXK-2
5 Mar 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Executive4,978amRA-53
6 Mar 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Thorstrand3,041nw
6 Mar 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Fort Battle River7,133brKMS-10
6 Mar 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Fort Paskoyac (d.)7,134brKMS-10
7 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Jamaica3,015nw
7 Mar 1943U-230Paul Siegmann Egyptian2,868brSC-121
7 Mar 1943U-506Erich Würdemann Sabor5,212br
7 Mar 1943U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche Empire Impala6,116brSC-121
7 Mar 1943U-638Hinrich-Oscar Bernbeck Empire Light (d.)6,537brON-168
8 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen James B. Stephens7,176am
8 Mar 1943U-190Max Wintermeyer Empire Lakeland7,015brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig Fort Lamy5,242brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig HMS LCT-2480 [Trans.]291brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-591Hans-Jürgen Zetzsche Vojvoda Putnik5,879yuSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-633Bernhard Müller Guido3,921brSC-121
8 Mar 1943U-642Herbert Brünning Leadgate2,125brSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman Bonneville4,665nwSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-405Rolf-Heinrich Hopman HMS LCT-2341 [Trans.]291brSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Malantic3,837amSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann Rosewood5,989brSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-506Erich Würdemann Tabor4,768nw
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel George G. Meade (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel James K. Polk (t.)7,177amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel James Smith (d.)7,181amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Joseph Rodman Drake (d.)7,181amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Kelvinbank3,872brBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Mark Hanna (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Tabitha Brown (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Thomas Ruffin (t.)7,191amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-530Kurt Lange Milos3,058swSC-121
9 Mar 1943U-586Dietrich von der Esch Puerto Rican6,076amRA-53
9 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Empire Standard (d.)7,047brKMS-10
9 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Fort Norman (d.)7,133brKMS-10
10 Mar 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Richard D. Spaight7,177am
10 Mar 1943U-185August Maus James Sprunt7,177amKG-123
10 Mar 1943U-185August Maus Virginia Sinclair6,151amKG-123
10 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Andrea F. Luckenbach6,565amHX-228
10 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Lawton B. Evans (d.)7,197amHX-228
10 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Tucurinca5,412brHX-228
10 Mar 1943U-229Robert Schetelig Coulmore (d.)3,670brSC-121
10 Mar 1943U-229Robert Schetelig Nailsea Court4,946brSC-121
10 Mar 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Richard Bland (t.)7,191amRA-53
10 Mar 1943U-621Max Kruschka Baron Kinnaird3,355brON-169
11 Mar 1943U-160Georg Lassen Aelybryn4,986br
11 Mar 1943U-183Heinrich Schäfer Olancho2,493ho
11 Mar 1943U-432Hermann Eckhardt HMS Harvester (H 19)1,340brHX-228
11 Mar 1943U-590Heinrich Müller-Edzards Jamaica Producer (d.)5,464brHX-228
11 Mar 1943U-757Friedrich Deetz HMS LCT-2398 [Trans.]291brHX-228
11 Mar 1943U-757Friedrich Deetz William C. Gorgas7,197amHX-228
11 Mar 1943U-86Walter Schug Brant County5,001nwHX-228
12 Mar 1943U-468Klemens Schamong Empire Light6,537brON-168
12 Mar 1943U-653Gerhard Feiler Thomas Hooker7,176amON-168
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Clan Alpine5,442brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Marcella4,592brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Oporto2,352brOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-107Harald Gelhaus Sembilangan4,990nlOS-44
13 Mar 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Keystone5,565amUGS-6
13 Mar 1943U-68Albert Lauzemis Ceres2,680nlGAT-49
13 Mar 1943U-68Albert Lauzemis Cities Service Missouri7,506amGAT-49
15 Mar 1943U-380Josef Röther Ocean Seaman (t.)7,178brET-14
15 Mar 1943U-524Walter von Steinaecker Wyoming8,062frUGS-6
16 Mar 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Benjamin Harrison7,191amUGS-6
16 Mar 1943U-603Hans-Joachim Bertelsmann Elin K.5,214nwHX-229
16 Mar 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Hadleigh (t.)5,222brET-14
16 Mar 1943U-77Otto Hartmann Merchant Prince (d.)5,229brET-14
17 Mar 1943U-167Kurt Sturm Molly Pitcher (d.)7,200amUGS-6
17 Mar 1943U-305Rudolf Bahr Port Auckland8,789brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-305Rudolf Bahr Zouave4,256brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-338Manfred Kinzel Alderamin7,886nlSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-338Manfred Kinzel Fort Cedar Lake (d.)7,134brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-338Manfred Kinzel Granville4,071paSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-338Manfred Kinzel King Gruffydd5,072brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-338Manfred Kinzel Kingsbury4,898brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-384Hans-Achim von Rosenberg-Gruszczynski Coracero7,252brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-435Siegfried Strelow William Eustis7,196amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Irénée Du Pont (d.)6,125amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Nariva (d.)8,714brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-600Bernhard Zurmühlen Southern Princess12,156brHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-631Jürgen Krüger Terkoelei5,158nlHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-665Hans-Jürgen Haupt Fort Cedar Lake7,134brSC-122
17 Mar 1943U-758Helmut Manseck James Oglethorpe7,176amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-758Helmut Manseck Zaanland6,813nlHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Harry Luckenbach6,366amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Irénée Du Pont6,125amHX-229
17 Mar 1943U-91Heinz Walkerling Nariva8,714brHX-229
18 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Canadian Star8,293brHX-229
18 Mar 1943U-221Hans-Hartwig Trojer Walter Q. Gresham7,191amHX-229
18 Mar 1943U-521Klaus Heinrich Bargsten Molly Pitcher7,200amUGS-6
18 Mar 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Dafila1,940br
18 Mar 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Kaying2,626br
18 Mar 1943U-663Heinrich Schmid Clarissa Radcliffe5,754brSC-122
19 Mar 1943U-333Werner Schwaff Carras5,234grSC-122
19 Mar 1943U-523Werner Pietzsch Mathew Luckenbach5,848amHX-229
19 Mar 1943U-527Herbert Uhlig Mathew Luckenbach (d.)5,848amHX-229
19 Mar 1943U-666Herbert Engel Carras (d.)5,234grSC-122
20 Mar 1943U-516Gerhard Wiebe Nortun3,663paCN-13
20 Mar 1943U-518Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann Mariso7,659nl
20 Mar 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Bourghieh244ag
20 Mar 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Mawahab Allah77sy
25 Mar 1943U-518Friedrich-Wilhelm Wissmann Industria1,688sw
26 Mar 1943U-755Walter Göing FFL Sergent Gouarne (P 43)1,147fr
26 Mar 1943U-77Otto Hartmann City of Perth (t.)6,415brMKS-10
27 Mar 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling City of Guildford5,157brXT-7
28 Mar 1943U-159Helmut Friedrich Witte Silverbeech5,319brRS-3
28 Mar 1943U-167Kurt Sturm Lagosian5,449brRS-3
28 Mar 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Rousdi133ag
29 Mar 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Moanda4,621beRS-3
29 Mar 1943U-404Otto von Bülow Nagara8,791brSL-126
29 Mar 1943U-610Walter Freiherr von Freyberg-Eisenberg-Allmendingen William Pierce Frye7,176amHX-230
29 Mar 1943U-662Heinz-Eberhard Müller Empire Whale6,159brSL-126
29 Mar 1943U-662Heinz-Eberhard Müller Ocean Viceroy (d.)7,174brSL-126
29 Mar 1943U-662Heinz-Eberhard Müller Umaria6,852brSL-126
30 Mar 1943U-404Otto von Bülow Empire Bowman7,031brSL-126
30 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Fort a la Corne7,133brET-16
30 Mar 1943U-596Gunter Jahn Hallanger9,551nwET-16
31 Mar 1943U-24Clemens Schöler Kreml’ (d.)7,661sj
 741,019

108 ships sunk (585,404 tons) and 23 ships damaged (155,615 tons).

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[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during March 1943

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