WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-21

See the profile page for U-21


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
21 Nov 1939Fritz Frauenheim HMS Belfast (35) (d.) [Mine]11,500brA
1 Dec 1939Fritz Frauenheim Mercator4,260fiB
21 Dec 1939Fritz Frauenheim Mars1,475swC
21 Dec 1939Fritz Frauenheim Carl Henckel1,352swD
 
31 Jan 1940Wolf-Harro Stiebler Vidar1,353daE
24 Feb 1940Fritz Frauenheim Royal Archer [Mine]2,266brFN-100F
 22,206

5 ships sunk (10,706 tons) and 1 ship damaged (11,500 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (5). ship damaged (1).

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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