Convoy battles

Ships hit from convoy 56-KS

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat.Map
24 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Alsacien3,819frA
25 Jan 1940U-44Ludwig Mathes Tourny2,769frB

2 ships sunk (6,588 tons).

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Locations of ships hit from 56-KS (35).

sunk ship.

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This was the only convoy on route 56 hit by U-boats in the war.

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