WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-61

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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
22 Dec 1939Jürgen Oesten Gryfevale (d.) [Mine]4,434brA
22 Jan 1940Jürgen Oesten Sydfold2,434nwB
18 Feb 1940Jürgen Oesten El Sonador1,406paC
18 Feb 1940Jürgen Oesten Sangstad4,297nwD
10 Jul 1940Jürgen Oesten Alwaki4,533nlOA-180E
16 Jul 1940Jürgen Oesten Scottish Minstrel6,998brHX-55F

5 ships sunk (19,668 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,434 tons).

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.

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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