WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-172

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Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
27 May 1942Carl Emmermann Athelknight8,940brOS-28A
3 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann City of Alma5,446amB
5 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Delfina3,480amC
8 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Sicilien1,654amD
14 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Lebore8,289amE
15 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Bennestvet2,438nwF
18 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Motorex1,958brG
23 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Resolute35coH
9 Jul 1942Carl Emmermann Santa Rita8,379amI
7 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Chickasaw City6,196amJ
7 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Firethorn4,700paK
8 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Pantelis3,845grL
10 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Orcades23,456brM
31 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Aldington Court4,891brTRIN-16N
2 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Llandilo4,966brO
23 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Benlomond6,630brP
28 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Alaskan5,364amQ
4 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann City of Pretoria8,049brR
6 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Thorstrand3,041nwS
13 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Keystone5,565amUGS-6T
16 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Benjamin Harrison7,191amUGS-6U
29 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Moanda4,621beRS-3V
28 Jun 1943Carl Emmermann Vernon City4,748brOS-49W
12 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann African Star6,507amX
15 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann Harmonic4,558brY
24 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann Fort Chilcotin7,133brJT-2Z

26 ships sunk (152,080 tons).

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In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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