WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-81

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Sep 1941Friedrich Guggenberger Empire Springbuck5,591brSC-42
10 Sep 1941Friedrich Guggenberger Sally Mærsk3,252brSC-42
13 Nov 1941Friedrich Guggenberger HMS Ark Royal (91)22,600br
16 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger FFL Vikings (P 41)1,150fr
16 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Caspia6,018br
16 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Bab el Farag105ag
16 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Fatouh el Kher97ag
19 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Hefz el Rahman90ag
22 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger El Saadiah122ag
22 Apr 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Aziza100ag
10 Jun 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Havre2,073brAT-49
10 Nov 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Garlinge2,012br
13 Nov 1942Friedrich Guggenberger Maron6,487brTorch
10 Feb 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Saroena (d.)6,671nl
11 Feb 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Al Kasbanah110ag
11 Feb 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Dolphin135pl
11 Feb 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Husni107lb
11 Feb 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Sabah el Kheir36ag
20 Mar 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Bourghieh244ag
20 Mar 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Mawahab Allah77sy
28 Mar 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Rousdi133ag
17 Jun 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Yoma8,131brGTX-2
25 Jun 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Nisr80ag
26 Jun 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Toufic Allah75sy
26 Jun 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Nelly80sy
27 Jun 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Michalios3,742gr
22 Jul 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Empire Moon (t.)7,472br
18 Nov 1943Johann-Otto Krieg Empire Dunstan2,887brAH-9

27 ships sunk (73,006 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,671 tons).

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

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ship sunk or total loss (26). ship damaged (2).

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

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