Ship losses by month

April 1944

This is the full listing of all ships hit during April 1944. 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.

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