Ship losses by month

April 1945

This is the full listing of all ships hit during April 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
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.
(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 April 1945

This map shows 23 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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