WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-515

See the profile page for U-515

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
12 Sep 1942Werner Henke Stanvac Melbourne10,013paA
12 Sep 1942Werner Henke Woensdrecht (t.)4,668nlB
13 Sep 1942Werner Henke Ocean Vanguard7,174brC
13 Sep 1942Werner Henke Nimba1,854paD
14 Sep 1942Werner Henke Harborough5,415brE
15 Sep 1942Werner Henke Sørholt4,801nwF
17 Sep 1942Werner Henke Mae5,607amG
20 Sep 1942Werner Henke Reedpool4,838brH
23 Sep 1942Werner Henke Lindvangen2,412nwI
23 Sep 1942Werner Henke Antinous (d.)6,034amJ
12 Nov 1942Werner Henke HMS Hecla (F 20)10,850brTorchK
12 Nov 1942Werner Henke HMS Marne (G 35) (d.)1,920brTorchL
7 Dec 1942Werner Henke Ceramic18,713brON-149M
4 Mar 1943Werner Henke California Star8,300brN
9 Apr 1943Werner Henke Bamako2,357frO
30 Apr 1943Werner Henke Corabella5,682brTS-37P
30 Apr 1943Werner Henke Bandar Shahpour5,236brTS-37Q
30 Apr 1943Werner Henke Kota Tjandi7,295nlTS-37R
30 Apr 1943Werner Henke Nagina6,551brTS-37S
1 May 1943Werner Henke City of Singapore6,555brTS-37T
1 May 1943Werner Henke Clan Macpherson6,940brTS-37U
1 May 1943Werner Henke Mokambo4,996beTS-37V
9 May 1943Werner Henke Corneville4,544nwW
18 Nov 1943Werner Henke HMS Chanticleer (U 05) (t.)1,350brMKS-30X
17 Dec 1943Werner Henke Kingswood5,080brY
20 Dec 1943Werner Henke Phemius7,406brZ
24 Dec 1943Werner Henke Dumana8,427brSTL-8

25 ships sunk (157,064 tons) and 2 ships damaged (7,954 tons).

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 (23). ship damaged (4).

Note on map. U-515 sank or damaged 27 Allied ships. Our map markers only have 26 labels (A-Z) at this time. This is why some of the markers have no label but otherwise work just fine. The markers are sorted by date, the first 26 successes have labels. This only affects about 20 of the most successful U-boats.

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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