Ship losses by month

October 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
4 Oct 1944U-1227Friedrich Altmeier HMCS Chebogue (K 317) (t.)1,370caONS-33
14 Oct 1944U-1223Albert Kneip HMCS Magog (K 673) (t.)1,370caONS-33G
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Dan47fi
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Endla68fi
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Maria50fi
17 Oct 1944U-1165Hans Homann BMO-51253sj
24 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth Linnea40fi
24 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth Piikkiƶ (d.)40fi
28 Oct 1944U-242Karl-Wilhelm Pancke Rigel [Mine]1,495fi
29 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth SB-2720sj

9 ships sunk (5,213 tons) and 1 ship damaged (40 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 October 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.

The map is clickable and zoom-able (with the mouse-wheel).

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