What was the biggest ship sunk by a U-boat?
The liner Empress of Britain at 42,350 tons.
She was sunk by U-32 commanded by Kptlt. Hans Jenisch on 28 October, 1940 west of Ireland.
For more information on large U-boat victims check out Biggest U-boat victims.
Database of all ships hit by U-boats in WWII
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This question was last modified: Thu 3 Mar 2011.