Ship losses by month

September 1943

This is the full listing of all ships hit during September 1943. 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
6 Sep 1943U-617Albrecht Brandi HMS Puckeridge (L 108)1,050br
6 Sep 1943U-636Hans Hildebrandt Tbilisi [Mine]7,169sj
7 Sep 1943U-596Victor-Wilhelm Nonn Hamidieh80ag
11 Sep 1943U-107Volker Simmermacher USS Rapidan (AO 18) (d.) [Mine]8,246amNG-385
19 Sep 1943U-532Ottoheinrich Junker Fort Longueuil7,128br
20 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles St. Usk5,472br
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Frederick Douglass (d.)7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Theodore Dwight Weld7,176amON-202
20 Sep 1943U-270Paul-Friedrich Otto HMS Lagan (K 259) (t.)1,370brON-202
20 Sep 1943U-305Rudolf Bahr HMCS St. Croix (I 81)1,190caON-202
20 Sep 1943U-645Otto Ferro Frederick Douglass7,176amON-202
21 Sep 1943U-188Siegfried Lüdden Cornelia P. Spencer7,176am
21 Sep 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling William W. Gerhard7,176amNSS-3
21 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio HMS Polyanthus (K 47)925brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Fort Jemseg7,134brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Oregon Express3,642nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-238Horst Hepp Skjelbred5,096nwON-202
23 Sep 1943U-666Herbert Engel HMS Itchen (K 227)1,370brON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio James Gordon Bennett (d.)7,176amON-202
23 Sep 1943U-952Oskar Curio Steel Voyager6,198amON-202
25 Sep 1943U-593Gerd Kelbling USS Skill (AM 115)815am
26 Sep 1943U-161Albrecht Achilles Itapagé4,998bz
26 Sep 1943U-410Horst-Arno Fenski Christian Michelsen7,176nwUGS-17
29 Sep 1943U-532Ottoheinrich Junker Banffshire6,479br
30 Sep 1943U-960Günther Heinrich Arkhangel´sk2,480sjVA-18

22 ships sunk (98,476 tons) and 3 ships damaged (22,598 tons).

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

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