WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-43

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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
16 Nov 1939Wilhelm Ambrosius Arlington Court4,915brSL-7AA
22 Nov 1939Wilhelm Ambrosius Arijon4,374fr14-BSB
25 Nov 1939Wilhelm Ambrosius Uskmouth2,483brC
 
21 Jun 1940Wilhelm Ambrosius Yarraville8,627br65-XD
30 Jun 1940Wilhelm Ambrosius Avelona Star13,376brSL-36E
9 Jul 1940Wilhelm Ambrosius Aylesbury3,944brF
17 Jul 1940Wilhelm Ambrosius Fellside3,509brOA-184G
25 Sep 1940Wilhelm Ambrosius Sulairia5,802brOB-217H
2 Dec 1940Wolfgang Lüth Pacific President7,113brOB-251I
2 Dec 1940Wolfgang Lüth Victor Ross12,247brOB-251J
6 Dec 1940Wolfgang Lüth Skrim1,902nwOB-252K
13 Dec 1940Wolfgang Lüth Orari (d.)10,350brL
 
15 May 1941Wolfgang Lüth Notre Dame du Châtelet488frM
6 Jun 1941Wolfgang Lüth Yselhaven4,802nlOB-328N
17 Jun 1941Wolfgang Lüth Cathrine2,727brSL-76O
29 Nov 1941Wolfgang Lüth Thornliebank5,569brOS-12P
30 Nov 1941Wolfgang Lüth Ashby4,868brOS-12Q
2 Dec 1941Wolfgang Lüth Astral7,542amR
 
12 Jan 1942Wolfgang Lüth Yngaren5,246swHX-168S
14 Jan 1942Wolfgang Lüth Empire Surf6,641brON-55T
14 Jan 1942Wolfgang Lüth Chepo5,707paON-55U
18 Nov 1942Hans-Joachim Schwantke Brilliant (t.)9,131amSC-109V
 
3 Mar 1943Hans-Joachim Schwantke Doggerbank5,154dtW
 136,517

22 ships sunk (126,167 tons) and 1 ship damaged (10,350 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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

ship sunk or total loss (21). ship damaged (2).

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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