WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-61

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
22 Dec 1939Jürgen Oesten Gryfevale (d.) [Mine]4,434br
22 Jan 1940Jürgen Oesten Sydfold2,434nw
18 Feb 1940Jürgen Oesten El Sonador1,406pa
18 Feb 1940Jürgen Oesten Sangstad4,297nw
10 Jul 1940Jürgen Oesten Alwaki4,533nlOA-180
16 Jul 1940Jürgen Oesten Scottish Minstrel6,998brHX-55

5 ships sunk (19,668 tons) and 1 ship damaged (4,434 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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ship sunk or total loss (5). ship damaged (1).

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

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