Convoy battles

Ships hit from convoy RA-53

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat.Map
5 Mar 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Executive4,978amA
9 Mar 1943U-586Dietrich von der Esch Puerto Rican6,076amB
10 Mar 1943U-255Reinhart Reche Richard Bland (t.)7,191amC

3 ships sunk (18,245 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

Locations of ships hit from RA-53 (36).

sunk ship. damaged ship.

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9 convoys on route RA were hit by U-boats in the war. Read more about them.

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