Ship losses by month

September 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
6 Sep 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi HMS Puckeridge (L 108)1,050br
6 Sep 1943U-636Hans Hildebrandt Tbilisi [Mine]7,169sj
7 Sep 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Hamidieh80ag
11 Sep 1943U-107Volker Simmermacher USS Rapidan (AO 18) (d.) [Mine]8,246amNG-385
19 Sep 1943U-532Ottoheinrich Junker Fort Longueuil7,128br
20 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles St. Usk5,472br
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Frederick Douglass (d.)7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Theodore Dwight Weld7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto HMS Lagan (K 259) (t.)1,370brON-202
20 Sep 1943U-305Rudolf Bahr HMCS St. Croix (I 81)1,190caON-202
20 Sep 1943U-645Otto Ferro Frederick Douglass7,176amON-202
21 Sep 1943U-188Siegfried Lüdden Cornelia P. Spencer7,176am
21 Sep 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling William W. Gerhard7,176amNSS-3
21 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio HMS Polyanthus (K 47)925brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Fort Jemseg7,134brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Oregon Express3,642nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Skjelbred5,096nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-666Herbert Engel HMS Itchen (K 227)1,370brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio James Gordon Bennett (d.)7,176amON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio Steel Voyager6,198amON-202
25 Sep 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling USS Skill (AM 115)815am
26 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles Itapagé4,998bz
26 Sep 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Christian Michelsen7,176nwUGS-17
29 Sep 1943U-532Ottoheinrich Junker Banffshire6,479br
30 Sep 1943U-960Günther Heinrich Arkhangel´sk2,480sjVA-18

22 ships sunk (98,476 tons) and 3 ships damaged (22,598 tons).

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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during September 1943

This map shows 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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