Convoy route RA
|Route||Kola Fjord, Russia - Loch Ewe, UK|
Convoys with empty ships returning from the Soviet Union, replaced the QP convoys
From September 1942. Ships coming from Arkhangelsk with Soviet feeder convoys BK.
There were all in all 20 convoys with 492 ships. 2 ships headed back and 2 ships were sunk by the Luftwaffe.
|RA-52||Feb 1943||1 ship sunk with a total of 7,460 tons.|
|RA-53||Mar 1943||3 ships sunk with a total of 18,245 tons.|
|RA-57||Mar 1944||1 ship sunk with a total of 7,062 tons.|
|RA-59||Apr 1944||1 ship sunk with a total of 7,176 tons.|
|RA-60||Sep 1944||2 ships sunk with a total of 14,395 tons.|
|RA-64||Feb 1945||3 ships sunk with a total of 9,451 tons.|
|RA-66||Apr 1945||1 ship sunk with a total of 1,150 tons.|
7 RA convoys successfully attacked in the war.
12 ships were sunk with a total of 64,939 GRT.
Map of ships hit from convoy route RA
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