Ship losses by month

December 1944

This is the full listing of all ships hit during December 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
3 Dec 1944U-1163Ernst-Ludwig Balduhn Revoljucija433sjKB-35
3 Dec 1944U-1230Hans Hilbig Cornwallis5,458ca
5 Dec 1944U-365Diether Todenhagen BO-230105sj
5 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess Proletarij1,123sjPK-20
6 Dec 1944U-775Erich Taschenmacher HMS Bullen (K 469)1,300br
7 Dec 1944U-997Hans Lehmann BO-229105sj
10 Dec 1944U-1202Rolf Thomsen Dan Beard7,176am
11 Dec 1944U-365Diether Todenhagen HMS Cassandra (R 62) (d.)1,710brRA-62
18 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer Silverlaurel6,142brBTC-10
20 Dec 1944U-870Ernst Hechler USS Fogg (DE 57) (d.)1,400am
20 Dec 1944U-870Ernst Hechler USS LST-3591,625am
21 Dec 1944U-806Klaus Hornbostel Samtucky (d.)7,219brHX-327
21 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess Reshitel’nyj20sj
23 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Dumfries5,149brMKS-71
24 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer Leopoldville11,509beWEP-3
24 Dec 1944U-637Wolfgang Riekeberg BMO-594 (No 90)39sj
24 Dec 1944U-806Klaus Hornbostel HMCS Clayoquot (J 174)672caXB-139
24 Dec 1944U-862Heinrich Timm Robert J. Walker7,180am
26 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer HMS Affleck (K 462) (t.)1,085br
26 Dec 1944U-486Gerhard Meyer HMS Capel (K 470)1,085br
26 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess RT-52 Som417sj
29 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Arthur Sewall (t.)7,176amTBC-21
29 Dec 1944U-322Gerhard Wysk Black Hawk (t.)7,191amTBC-21
29 Dec 1944U-995Hans-Georg Hess T-883 (No 37)633sjKB-37
30 Dec 1944U-956Hans-Dieter Mohs Tbilisi (t.)7,176sjKP-24
 83,128

22 ships sunk (72,799 tons) and 3 ships damaged (10,329 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during December 1944

This map shows 25 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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Ships Attacked by U-boats