Convoy route JW
|Route||Loch Ewe, UK - Kola Fjord, Russia|
From December 1942 the JW system replaced the former PQ. Generally, a part of the convoys headed directly to Arkhangelsk.
Convoys with Lend-Lease cargo for the Soviet Union, replaced the PQ convoys
There were all in all 21 JW convoys with 552 ships (excluding the escorts). 5 ships were sunk by U-boats.
|JW-56A||Jan 1944||5 ships sunk with a total of 21,638 tons.|
|JW-56B||Jan 1944||1 ship sunk with a total of 1,810 tons.|
|JW-57||Feb 1944||1 ship sunk with a total of 1,920 tons.|
|JW-59||Aug 1944||1 ship sunk with a total of 1,350 tons.|
|JW-64||Feb 1945||1 ship sunk with a total of 1,060 tons.|
|JW-65||Mar 1945||3 ships sunk with a total of 15,736 tons.|
6 JW convoys successfully attacked in the war.
12 ships were sunk with a total of 43,514 GRT.
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