Ships hit by U-56
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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.||Convoy||Map|
|2 Dec 1939||Wilhelm Zahn||Eskdene (d.)||3,829||br||HN-3||A|
|3 Dec 1939||Wilhelm Zahn||Rudolf||2,119||sw||B|
|23 Jan 1940||Wilhelm Zahn||Onto [Mine]||1,333||fi||C|
|5 Aug 1940||Otto Harms||Boma||5,408||br||OB-193||D|
|10 Aug 1940||Otto Harms||HMS Transylvania (F 56)||16,923||br||E|
4 ships sunk (25,783 tons) and 1 ship damaged (3,829 tons).
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.