Ship losses by month

January 1945

This is the full listing of all ships hit during January 1945. 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 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler Henry Miller (t.)7,207amGUS-63
4 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Nipiwan Park (d.)2,373caSH-194
4 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Polarland1,591nwSH-194
9 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Jonas Lie7,198amON-277
9 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler FFL L´Enjoue (W 44)335frGC-107
10 Jan 1945U-870Ernst Hechler Blackheath (t.)4,637brKMS-76
11 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Normandy Coast1,428br
11 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Roanoke2,606am
11 Jan 1945U-745Wilhelm von Trotha T-76 Korall600sj
12 Jan 1945U-370Karl Nielsen Louhi776fi
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Athelviking8,779brBX-141
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz British Freedom6,985brBX-141
14 Jan 1945U-1232Kurt Dobratz Martin Van Buren (t.)7,176amBX-141
15 Jan 1945U-1055Rudolf Meyer Maja8,181br
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann HMS Thane (D 83) (t.)11,400br
15 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Spinanger (d.)7,429nw
16 Jan 1945U-956Hans-Dieter Mohs Dejatelnyj1,190sjKB-1
20 Jan 1945U-293Leonhard Klingspor Razjarennyj (d.)1,658sjKP-1
21 Jan 1945U-1051Heinrich von Holleben Galatea1,152nw
21 Jan 1945U-1199Rolf Nollmann George Hawley (t.)7,176amTBC-43
23 Jan 1945U-1172Jürgen Kuhlmann Vigsnes1,599nwMH-1
26 Jan 1945U-1051Heinrich von Holleben HMS Manners (K 568) (t.)1,300br
27 Jan 1945U-825Gerhard Stoelker Ruben Dario (d.)7,198amHX-332
27 Jan 1945U-825Gerhard Stoelker Solør (t.)8,262nwHX-332
 108,236

20 ships sunk (89,578 tons) and 4 ships damaged (18,658 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 January 1945

This map shows 24 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