Ship losses by month

August 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during August 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 Aug 1943U-185August Maus Bagé8,235bzTJ-2
1 Aug 1943U-198Werner Hartmann Mangkalihat8,457nlBC-2
3 Aug 1943U-196Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat City of Oran7,323brCB-1
4 Aug 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Dalfram4,558br
5 Aug 1943U-177Robert Gysae Efthalia Mari4,195gr
5 Aug 1943U-212Helmut Vogler Majakovski [Mine]80sj
5 Aug 1943U-566Hans Hornkohl USS Plymouth (PG 57)2,265am
6 Aug 1943U-185August Maus Fort Halkett7,133br
7 Aug 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Umvuma4,419brDN-54
7 Aug 1943U-371Waldemar Mehl Contractor6,004brGTX-5
7 Aug 1943U-757Friedrich Deetz Fernhill4,116nwOS-52
12 Aug 1943U-181Wolfgang Lüth Clan Macarthur10,528brDN-55
17 Aug 1943U-197Robert Bartels Empire Stanley6,921br
20 Aug 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn El Sayeda68ag
21 Aug 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Lily132pl
21 Aug 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Namaz50ag
21 Aug 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Panikos21ag
22 Aug 1943U-24Klaus Petersen DB-36 (No 363)16sj
22 Aug 1943U-24Klaus Petersen DB-37 (No 365)16sj
23 Aug 1943U-380Josef Röther Pierre Soulé (d.)7,191am
24 Aug 1943U-23Rolf-Birger Wahlen Shkval35sj
25 Aug 1943U-625Hans Benker ASO-1 Shkval [Mine]572sj
26 Aug 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski John Bell7,242amUGS-14
26 Aug 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Richard Henderson7,194amUGS-14
27 Aug 1943U-354Karl-Heinz Herbschleb Petrovskij (d.)3,771sj
28 Aug 1943U-107Volker Simmermacher Albert Gallatin (d.)7,176am
28 Aug 1943U-302Herbert Sickel Dikson2,920sj
29 Aug 1943U-18Karl Fleige TSC-11 Dzhalita400sj
30 Aug 1943U-18Karl Fleige SKA-0132 (d.)56sj
30 Aug 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Nagwa183ag

26 ships sunk (93,083 tons) and 4 ships damaged (18,194 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during August 1943

This map shows 30 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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