Ship losses by month

April 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during April 1940. 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 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Signe1,540fiHN-23A
6 Apr 1940U-59Harald Jürst Navarra2,118nw
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Sveaborg9,076sw
10 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Tosca5,128nw
10 Apr 1940U-4Hans-Peter Hinsch HMS Thistle (N 24)1,090br
12 Apr 1940U-37Werner Hartmann Stancliffe4,511br
13 Apr 1940U-34Wilhelm Rollmann HNoMS Frøya (t.)595nw
17 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Swainby4,935br
21 Apr 1940U-26Heinz Scheringer Cedarbank5,159brAP-1
26 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Lily1,281da
28 Apr 1940U-13Max-Martin Schulte Scottish American (d.)6,999br

10 ships sunk (35,433 tons) and 1 ship damaged (6,999 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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