WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-57

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
17 Nov 1939Claus Korth Kaunas1,566li
19 Nov 1939Claus Korth Stanbrook1,383br
13 Dec 1939Claus Korth Mina1,173es
20 Jan 1940Claus Korth Miranda1,328nw
26 Jan 1940Claus Korth HMS Durham Castle [Mine]8,240br
14 Feb 1940Claus Korth Gretafield (t.)10,191brHX-18
21 Feb 1940Claus Korth Loch Maddy (d.)4,996brHX-19
25 Mar 1940Claus Korth Daghestan5,742br
17 Jul 1940Erich Topp O.A. Brodin1,960sw
17 Jul 1940Erich Topp Manipur8,652brHX-55A
3 Aug 1940Erich Topp Atos2,161sw
24 Aug 1940Erich Topp Cumberland10,939brOB-202
24 Aug 1940Erich Topp Havildar (d.)5,407brOB-202
24 Aug 1940Erich Topp Saint Dunstan5,681brOB-202
25 Aug 1940Erich Topp Pecten7,468brHX-65B

13 ships sunk (66,484 tons) and 2 ships damaged (10,403 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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ship sunk or total loss (12). ship damaged (3).

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