Ship losses by month

April 1941

This is the full listing of all ships hit during April 1941. You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
2 Apr 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass British Reliance7,000brSC-26
2 Apr 1941U-48Herbert Schultze Beaverdale9,957br
3 Apr 1941U-46Engelbert Endrass Alderpool (d.)4,313brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-69Jost Metzler Thirlby (d.)4,887brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum Alderpool4,313brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum British Viscount6,895brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum Indier5,409beSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum Westpool5,724brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-74Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat HMS Worcestershire (F 29) (d.)11,402brSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-74Eitel-Friedrich Kentrat Leonidas Z. Cambanis4,274grSC-26
3 Apr 1941U-76Friedrich von Hippel Daphne1,939fi
4 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Marlene6,507br
4 Apr 1941U-76Friedrich von Hippel Athenic5,351brSC-26
4 Apr 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch Harbledown5,414brSC-26
4 Apr 1941U-97Udo Heilmann Conus8,132brOB-304
4 Apr 1941U-98Robert Gysae Helle2,467nwSC-26
4 Apr 1941U-98Robert Gysae Welcombe5,122brSC-26
5 Apr 1941U-105Georg Schewe Ena de Larrinaga5,200br
6 Apr 1941U-94Herbert Kuppisch Lincoln Ellsworth5,580nw
7 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Portadoc1,746ca
8 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Eskdene3,829brOG-57
8 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Helena Margareta3,316brOG-57
8 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Tweed2,697brOB-296
9 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Duffield8,516br
9 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Harpathian4,671brOG-57
9 Apr 1941U-98Robert Gysae Prins Willem II1,304nlHX-117
10 Apr 1941U-52Otto Salman Saleier6,563nlOB-306
11 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Aegeon5,285gr
12 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz St. Helena4,313br
13 Apr 1941U-108Klaus Scholtz HMS Rajputana (F 35)16,644brHX-117
13 Apr 1941U-124Georg-Wilhelm Schulz Corinthic4,823br
14 Apr 1941U-52Otto Salman Ville de Liège7,430be
17 Apr 1941U-123Karl-Heinz Moehle Venezuela6,991sw
20 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum Empire Endurance8,570br
20 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum HMS ML-1003 [Trans.]46br
20 Apr 1941U-73Helmut Rosenbaum HMS ML-1037 [Trans.]46br
21 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Calchas10,305br
25 Apr 1941U-103Viktor Schütze Polyana2,267nwOG-58
27 Apr 1941U-110Fritz-Julius Lemp Henri Mory2,564br
27 Apr 1941U-147Eberhard Wetjen Rimfakse1,334nw
27 Apr 1941U-552Erich Topp Beacon Grange10,119br
27 Apr 1941U-552Erich Topp Commander Horton227br
28 Apr 1941U-552Erich Topp Capulet (d.)8,190brHX-121
28 Apr 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Caledonia9,892nwHX-121
28 Apr 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Oilfield8,516brHX-121
28 Apr 1941U-96Heinrich Lehmann-Willenbrock Port Hardy8,897brHX-121
29 Apr 1941U-75Helmuth Ringelmann City of Nagpur10,146br
30 Apr 1941U-107Günter Hessler Lassell7,417brOB-309
 276,550

44 ships sunk (247,758 tons) and 4 ships damaged (28,792 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

This map shows where Allied ships were hit during April 1941

This map shows positions of Allied ships hit by U-boats. You can click on any of the icons for more information on the ship involved.

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