Ship losses by month

April 1944

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 Apr 1944U-852Heinz-Wilhelm Eck Dahomian5,277br
5 Apr 1944U-23Rolf-Birger Wahlen SKA-099 (d.)56sj
6 Apr 1944U-302Herbert Sickel Ruth I3,531nwSC-156
6 Apr 1944U-302Herbert Sickel South America6,246nwSC-156
7 Apr 1944U-20Karl Grafen Rion [Mine]187sj
8 Apr 1944U-843Oskar Herwartz Nebraska8,261brOS-71
13 Apr 1944U-711Hans-Günther Lange Solvoll10nw
16 Apr 1944U-407Hubertus Korndörfer Meyer London7,210amUGS-37
16 Apr 1944U-407Hubertus Korndörfer Thomas G. Masaryk (t.)7,176amUGS-37
16 Apr 1944U-550Klaus Hänert Pan Pennsylvania11,017amCU-21
26 Apr 1944U-859Johann Jebsen Colin6,255paSC-157
30 Apr 1944U-307Friedrich-Georg Herrle William S. Thayer7,176amRA-59

11 ships sunk (62,346 tons) and 1 ship damaged (56 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 1944

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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