WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-23

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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
4 Oct 1939Otto Kretschmer Glen Farg876brA
8 Dec 1939Otto Kretschmer Scotia2,400daB
11 Jan 1940Otto Kretschmer Fredville1,150nwC
12 Jan 1940Otto Kretschmer Danmark (t.)10,517daD
24 Jan 1940Otto Kretschmer Varild1,085nwE
18 Feb 1940Otto Kretschmer HMS Daring (H 16)1,375brHN-12F
19 Feb 1940Otto Kretschmer Tiberton5,225brG
22 Feb 1940Otto Kretschmer Loch Maddy (t.)4,996brHX-19H
24 Aug 1943Rolf-Birger Wahlen Shkval35sjI
15 Oct 1943Rolf-Birger Wahlen TSC-486 Sovetskaja Rossija (d.)1,005sjJ
23 Oct 1943Rolf-Birger Wahlen Tanais372sjK
5 Apr 1944Rolf-Birger Wahlen SKA-099 (d.)56sjL
29 May 1944Rolf-Birger Wahlen Smelyj71sjM
1 Sep 1944Rudolf Arendt Oituz (t.)2,686roN

12 ships sunk (30,788 tons) and 2 ships damaged (1,061 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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