Convoy routes

Convoy route HG

CodeHG
RouteHomeward from Gibraltar
AreaNorth Atlantic
NotesNorthbound convoys from Gibraltar to UK, sometimes sailed in two parts - the normal convoy and the faster ships in a convoy with the same number and the suffix F (fast).
ConvoysDateLosses

1939

HG-3Oct 19393 ships sunk with a total of 24,467 tons.
HG-9Dec 19391 ship sunk with a total of 4,815 tons.

1940

HG-31FMay 19401 ship sunk with a total of 5,775 tons.
HG-32FJun 19401 ship sunk with a total of 950 tons.
HG-34FJun 19404 ships sunk with a total of 20,308 tons.
HG-46Nov 19402 ships sunk with a total of 2,360 tons.

1941

HG-53Feb 19413 ships sunk with a total of 4,781 tons.
HG-61May 19411 ship sunk with a total of 2,922 tons.
HG-70Aug 19411 ship sunk with a total of 2,589 tons.
HG-73Sep 194110 ships sunk with a total of 25,818 tons.
HG-75Oct 19415 ships sunk with a total of 10,642 tons.
HG-76Dec 19414 ships sunk with a total of 18,383 tons.

1942

HG-84Jun 19425 ships sunk with a total of 15,858 tons.

13 HG convoys successfully attacked in the war.
41 ships were sunk with a total of 139,668 GRT.

Map of ships hit from convoy route HG

Locations of ships hit from convoy route HG (42).

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1939. 1940. 1941. 1942.

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