Ship losses by month

July 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during July 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 Jul 1943U-513Friedrich Guggenberger Tutoya1,125bz
2 Jul 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Hoihow2,798br
2 Jul 1943U-618Kurt Baberg Empire Kohinoor5,225br
2 Jul 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth Bloody Marsh10,195am
3 Jul 1943U-513Friedrich Guggenberger Elihu B. Washburne7,176am
4 Jul 1943U-178Wilhelm Dommes Breiviken2,669nwDN-50
4 Jul 1943U-178Wilhelm Dommes Michael Livanos4,774gr
4 Jul 1943U-199Hans-Werner Kraus Changri-Lá20bz
4 Jul 1943U-375Jürgen Koenenkamp St. Essylt5,634brKMS-18B
4 Jul 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann City of Venice8,762brKMS-18B
4 Jul 1943U-409Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann HMS LCE-14 [Trans.]10brKMS-18B
4 Jul 1943U-590Werner Krüer Pelotaslóide5,228bz
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling Devis6,054brKMS-18B
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1123 [Trans.]52brKMS-18B
5 Jul 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling HMS LCM-1129 (d.) [Trans.]52brKMS-18B
5 Jul 1943U-759Rudolf Friedrich Maltran3,513amGTMO-134
6 Jul 1943U-177Robert Gysae Jasper Park7,129ca
6 Jul 1943U-198Werner Hartmann Hydraios4,476gr
6 Jul 1943U-453Egon Reiner Freiherr von Schlippenbach Shahjehan5,454brMWS-36
6 Jul 1943U-759Rudolf Friedrich Poelau Roebiah9,251nlZG-36
7 Jul 1943U-185August Maus James Robertson7,176amBT-18
7 Jul 1943U-185August Maus S.B. Hunt (d.)6,840amBT-18
7 Jul 1943U-185August Maus Thomas Sinnickson7,176amBT-18
7 Jul 1943U-185August Maus William Boyce Thompson7,061amBT-18
7 Jul 1943U-198Werner Hartmann Leana4,742br
8 Jul 1943U-510Alfred Eick B.P. Newton10,324nwTJ-1
8 Jul 1943U-510Alfred Eick Eldena6,900amTJ-1
8 Jul 1943U-510Alfred Eick Everagra (d.)3,702leTJ-1
9 Jul 1943U-508Georg Staats De la Salle8,400brST-71
9 Jul 1943U-508Georg Staats Manchester Citizen5,343brST-71
9 Jul 1943U-511Fritz Schneewind Samuel Heintzelman7,176am
10 Jul 1943U-177Robert Gysae Alice F. Palmer7,176am
10 Jul 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Gulfprince (d.)6,561amET-22A
10 Jul 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Matthew Maury (d.)7,176amET-22A
10 Jul 1943U-510Alfred Eick Scandinavia1,641sw
11 Jul 1943U-178Wilhelm Dommes Mary Livanos4,771gr
12 Jul 1943U-172Carl Emmermann African Star6,507am
14 Jul 1943U-178Wilhelm Dommes Robert Bacon7,197am
14 Jul 1943U-572Heinz Kummetat Harvard114br
15 Jul 1943U-135Otto Luther Twickenham (d.)4,762brOS-51
15 Jul 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Harmonic4,558br
15 Jul 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Empire Lake2,852br
15 Jul 1943U-572Heinz Kummetat Gilbert B. Walters176br
16 Jul 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Fort Franklin7,135br
16 Jul 1943U-306Claus von Trotha Kaipara (d.)5,882brSL-133
16 Jul 1943U-513Friedrich Guggenberger Richard Caswell7,177am
17 Jul 1943U-178Wilhelm Dommes City of Canton6,692br
18 Jul 1943U-508Georg Staats Incomati7,369br
22 Jul 1943U-66Friedrich Markworth Cherry Valley (d.)10,172am
22 Jul 1943U-81Johann-Otto Krieg Empire Moon (t.)7,472br
23 Jul 1943U-407Ernst-Ulrich Brüller HMS Newfoundland (59) (d.)8,800br
24 Jul 1943U-172Carl Emmermann Fort Chilcotin7,133brJT-2
24 Jul 1943U-197Robert Bartels Pegasus9,583sw
24 Jul 1943U-199Hans-Werner Kraus Henzada4,161br
25 Jul 1943U-625Hans Benker T-904 (No 58) [Mine]557sj
27 Jul 1943U-255Erich Harms Akademik Shokalskij411sj
28 Jul 1943U-119Horst-Tessen von Kameke John A. Poor (d.) [Mine]7,176amBX-65
28 Jul 1943U-615Ralph Kapitzky Rosalia3,177nl
29 Jul 1943U-177Robert Gysae Cornish City4,952brDN-53
30 Jul 1943U-197Robert Bartels William Ellery (d.)7,181am
30 Jul 1943U-24Klaus Petersen Emba (t.)7,886sj
30 Jul 1943U-703Joachim Brünner T-911 (No 65)559sjBA-12
 331,403

51 ships sunk (263,099 tons) and 11 ships damaged (68,304 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[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 July 1943

This map shows 62 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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