Convoy routes

Convoy route RA

CodeRA
RouteKola Fjord, Russia - Loch Ewe, UK
AreaArctic Ocean
Notes

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.

ConvoysDateLosses

1943

RA-52Feb 19431 ship sunk with a total of 7,460 tons.
RA-53Mar 19433 ships sunk with a total of 18,245 tons.

1944

RA-57Mar 19441 ship sunk with a total of 7,062 tons.
RA-59Apr 19441 ship sunk with a total of 7,176 tons.
RA-60Sep 19442 ships sunk with a total of 14,395 tons.

1945

RA-64Feb 19453 ships sunk with a total of 9,451 tons.
RA-66Apr 19451 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

Locations of ships hit from convoy route RA (14).

Legend

1943. 1944. 1945.

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