Ships hit during WWI

Ship losses by Month

December 1915

The Japanese Passenger steamer Yasaka Maru. She was hit by U 38 on 21 Dec 1915.

This is the full listing of all ships hit during December 1915. You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Ships hit by U-boats during December 1915

DateU-boat Commander Name of shipType of shipTonsNat.
 
1 Dec 1915 U 33Konrad Gansser  Clan MacleodSteamer4,796br
1 Dec 1915 U 33Konrad Gansser UmetaSteamer5,312br
2 Dec 1915 U 33Konrad Gansser CommodoreSteamer5,858br
3 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann DanteSteamer889it
3 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann HelmsmuirHelmsuir4,111br
3 Dec 1915 UC 1Egon von Werner Etoile PolaireNavy Trawler278br
4 Dec 1915 UC 14Cäsar Bauer  IntrepidoDestroyer680it
4 Dec 1915 UC 14Cäsar Bauer Re UmbertoPassenger steamer2,952it
5 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann  Petrolite (d.)Tanker3,710am
5 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann Pietro LofaroSailing vessel517it
6 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann L. G. Goulandris2,123gr
7 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann  VeriaSteamer3,229br
7 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U16Orest Ritter von Zopa Fiore Albania (p.)Sailing vessel62al
8 Dec 1915 UC 7Georg Haag IgnisSteamer2,042br
9 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann  BusirisSteamer2,705br
9 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann OrtericSteamer6,535br
9 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U4Rudolf Singule Gjovadje (p.)unknownal
9 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U4Rudolf Singule PapagalloSailing vessel10al
10 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann  Porto SaidSteamer5,301it
10 Dec 1915 UC 3Erwin Waßner NereusSteamer742nw
10 Dec 1915 UC 7Georg Haag IngstadSteamer780nw
11 Dec 1915 UC 3Erwin Waßner PinegroveSteamer2,847br
16 Dec 1915   Levenpool (d.)Steamer4,844br
18 Dec 1915 U 39Walter Forstmann Lottie LeaskNavy Drifter94br
18 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U15Friedrich Fähndrich ErzenSailing vessel25al
18 Dec 1915 k.u.k. U15Friedrich Fähndrich Figlio PreligionaSailing vessel80al
18 Dec 1915 UC 3Erwin Waßner NicoSteamer712nw
20 Dec 1915 UB 10Otto Steinbrinck BelfordSteamer516br
20 Dec 1915 UB 10Otto Steinbrinck HuntlySteamer1,153br
21 Dec 1915 U 38Max Valentiner  Yasaka MaruPassenger steamer10,932jp
21 Dec 1915 UC 3Erwin Waßner Lady IsmayAuxiliary minesweeper495br
21 Dec 1915 UC 7Georg Haag KnarsdaleSteamer1,641br
24 Dec 1915 U 34Claus Rücker  Ville De La CiotatPassenger steamer6,431fr
24 Dec 1915 U 34Claus Rücker YeddoSteamer4,563br
24 Dec 1915 UC 1Egon von Werner CarilonNavy Trawler226br
24 Dec 1915 UC 1Egon von Werner Emblasteamer1,172br
25 Dec 1915 U 24Rudolf Schneider Van StirumPassenger steamer3,284br
26 Dec 1915 U 24Rudolf Schneider CottinghamSteamer513br
26 Dec 1915 U 24Rudolf Schneider Ministre BeernaertSteamer4,215be
26 Dec 1915 UC 5Herbert Pustkuchen E 6Submarine725br
26 Dec 1915 UC 5Herbert Pustkuchen ResonoNavy Trawler230br
27 Dec 1915 UC 3Erwin Waßner  HadleySteamer1,777br
28 Dec 1915 U 24Rudolf Schneider El ZorroTanker5,989br
28 Dec 1915 U 24Rudolf Schneider  Huronian (d.)Steamer8,755br
29 Dec 1915 U 34Claus Rücker Kenkoku MaruSteamer3,217jp
30 Dec 1915 U 34Claus Rücker AbeliaMotor vessel3,650br
30 Dec 1915 U 38Max Valentiner Clan MacfarlaneSteamer4,823br
30 Dec 1915 U 38Max Valentiner  PersiaPassenger steamer7,951br
30 Dec 1915 UC 10Alfred Nitzsche EllewoutsdijkSteamer2,229nl
31 Dec 1915   Ecuador (d.)Steamer5,688nl
31 Dec 1915 UC 7Georg Haag SpeetonNavy Trawler205br
 141,614
47 ships sunk (118,617 tons) and 4 ships damaged (22,997 tons).


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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(p.) means the ship was taken as prize (included in ships & tonnage lost).
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Map showing hips hit by U-boats during 1915-12

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sunk (26). damaged (2). taken as prize (2).

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30 map positions found. In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

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