Ship losses by month

April 1945

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
5 Apr 1945U-2321Hans-Heinrich Barschkis Gasray1,406br
5 Apr 1945U-879Erwin Manchen Atlantic States (d.)8,537am
6 Apr 1945U-1195Ernst Cordes Cuba11,420brVWP-116
7 Apr 1945U-1024Hans-Joachim Gutteck James W. Nesmith (t.)7,176amHX-346
12 Apr 1945U-1024Hans-Joachim Gutteck Will Rogers (d.)7,200amBB-80
14 Apr 1945U-857Rudolf Premauer Belgian Airman6,959be
16 Apr 1945U-1274Hans-Hermann Fitting Athelduke8,966brFS-1784
16 Apr 1945U-190Hans-Erwin Reith HMCS Esquimalt (J 272)590ca
18 Apr 1945U-1107Fritz Parduhn Cyrus H. McCormick7,181amHX-348
18 Apr 1945U-1107Fritz Parduhn Empire Gold8,028brHX-348
18 Apr 1945U-245Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg Filleigh4,856brTAM-142
18 Apr 1945U-245Friedrich Schumann-Hindenberg Karmt4,991nwTAM-142
18 Apr 1945U-857Rudolf Premauer Swiftscout8,300am
20 Apr 1945U-218Rupprecht Stock Ethel Crawford [Mine]200br
22 Apr 1945U-997Hans Lehmann Idefjord (d.)4,287nwPK-9
22 Apr 1945U-997Hans Lehmann Onega1,603sjPK-9
23 Apr 1945U-1023Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler Riverton (d.)7,345brTBC-135
23 Apr 1945U-853Helmut Frömsdorf USS PE-56430am
23 Apr 1945U-857Rudolf Premauer Katy (d.)6,825nw
24 Apr 1945U-1305Helmuth Christiansen Monmouth Coast878br
24 Apr 1945U-546Paul Just USS Frederick C. Davis (DE 136)1,200am
27 Apr 1945U-1105Hans-Joachim Schwarz HMS Redmill (K 554) (t.)1,300br
29 Apr 1945U-286Willi Dietrich HMS Goodall (K 479)1,150brRA-66

18 ships sunk (76,634 tons) and 5 ships damaged (34,194 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
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This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 1945

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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