WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-255

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
6 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche John Witherspoon7,191amPQ-17
7 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Alcoa Ranger5,116amPQ-17
8 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Olopana6,069amPQ-17
13 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Paulus Potter7,168nlPQ-17
20 Sep 1942Reinhart Reche Silver Sword4,937amQP-14
26 Jan 1943Reinhart Reche Krasnyj Partizan2,418sj
29 Jan 1943Reinhart Reche Ufa1,892sj
3 Feb 1943Reinhart Reche Greylock7,460amRA-52
5 Mar 1943Reinhart Reche Executive4,978amRA-53
10 Mar 1943Reinhart Reche Richard Bland (t.)7,191amRA-53
27 Jul 1943Erich Harms Akademik Shokalskij411sj
9 Mar 1944Erich Harms USS Leopold (DE 319)1,200amCU-16

12 ships sunk (56,031 tons).

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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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ship sunk or total loss (11). ship damaged (1).

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