Ship losses by month

April 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during April 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
2 Apr 1943U-124Johann Mohr Gogra5,190brOS-45
2 Apr 1943U-124Johann Mohr Katha4,357brOS-45
2 Apr 1943U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Melbourne Star12,806br
2 Apr 1943U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Lysefjord1,091nw
2 Apr 1943U-509Werner Witte City of Baroda (t.)7,129brNC-9
2 Apr 1943U-755Walter Göing Simon Duhamel II928frTE-20
3 Apr 1943U-155Adolf Cornelius Piening Gulfstate6,882am
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Shillong (d.)5,529brHX-231
4 Apr 1943U-635Heinz Eckelmann Waroonga (d.)9,365brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-182Asmus Nicolai Clausen Aloe5,047br
5 Apr 1943U-229Robert Schetelig Vaalaren3,406swHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-530Kurt Lange Sunoil9,005amHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Sunoil (d.)9,005amHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Shillong5,529brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-630Werner Winkler Waroonga9,365brHX-231
5 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz British Ardour7,124brHX-231
6 Apr 1943U-185August Maus John Sevier7,176amGTMO-83
6 Apr 1943U-632Hans Karpf Blitar7,065nlHX-231
8 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Castillo Montealegre3,972sp
9 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Bamako2,357fr
11 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Matt W. Ransom (d.) [Mine]7,177amUGS-6A
11 Apr 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Empire Whimbrel5,983br
11 Apr 1943U-188Siegfried Lüdden HMS Beverley (H 64)1,190brON-176
11 Apr 1943U-195Heinz Buchholz James W. Denver7,200amUGS-7
11 Apr 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Runo1,858br
11 Apr 1943U-613Helmut Köppe Ingerfire3,835nwONS-2
11 Apr 1943U-615Ralph Kapitzky Edward B. Dudley7,177amHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-404Otto von Bülow Lancastrian Prince1,914brON-176
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Fresno City (d.)7,261brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Pacific Grove7,117brHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-563Götz von Hartmann Ulysses2,666nlHX-232
12 Apr 1943U-706Alexander von Zitzewitz Fresno City7,261brHX-232
17 Apr 1943U-628Heinrich Hasenschar Fort Rampart (d.)7,134brHX-233
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Empire Bruce7,459br
18 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter HMS P-615683br
18 Apr 1943U-180Werner Musenberg Corbis8,132br
18 Apr 1943U-226Rolf Borchers Fort Rampart7,134brHX-233
19 Apr 1943U-108Ralf-Reimar Wolfram Robert Gray7,176amHX-234
20 Apr 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Michigan5,594amUGS-7
20 Apr 1943U-565Wilhelm Franken Sidi-Bel-Abbès4,392frUGS-7
21 Apr 1943U-191Helmut Fiehn Scebeli3,025nwON-178
21 Apr 1943U-413Gustav Poel Wanstead5,486brONS-3
21 Apr 1943U-415Kurt Neide Ashantian4,917brONS-3
21 Apr 1943U-415Kurt Neide Wanstead (d.)5,486brONS-3
22 Apr 1943U-306Claus von Trotha Amerika10,218brHX-234
23 Apr 1943U-306Claus von Trotha Silvermaple (d.)5,313brHX-234
24 Apr 1943U-129Hans-Ludwig Witt Santa Catalina6,507am
25 Apr 1943U-117Hans-Werner Neumann Empire Morn (t.) [Mine]7,092br
25 Apr 1943U-386Hans-Albrecht Kandler Rosenborg1,997brRU-71
25 Apr 1943U-455Hans-Martin Scheibe Rouennais [Mine]3,777frCG-29
27 Apr 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Merope1,162nl
29 Apr 1943U-123Horst von Schroeter Nanking5,931sw
29 Apr 1943U-258Wilhelm von Mässenhausen McKeesport6,198amONS-5
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Bandar Shahpour5,236brTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Corabella5,682brTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Kota Tjandi7,295nlTS-37
30 Apr 1943U-515Werner Henke Nagina6,551brTS-37
 322,544

49 ships sunk (266,274 tons) and 8 ships damaged (56,270 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 1943

This map shows 57 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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