Ship losses by month

May 1945

This is the full listing of all ships hit during May 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
2 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier HMS Ebor Wyke (FY 1601)348br
5 May 1945U-853Helmut Frömsdorf Black Point5,353am
5 May 1945U-979Johannes Meermeier Empire Unity (d.)6,386brRU-161
7 May 1945U-1023Heinrich-Andreas Schroeteler HNoMS NYMS-382335nw
7 May 1945U-2336Emil Klusmeier Avondale Park2,878caEN-591
7 May 1945U-2336Emil Klusmeier Sneland I1,791nwEN-591
 17,091

5 ships sunk (10,705 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,386 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during May 1945

This map shows 6 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