Ship losses by month

October 1944

This is the full listing of all ships hit during October 1944. 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
4 Oct 1944U-1227Friedrich Altmeier HMCS Chebogue (K 317) (t.)1,370caONS-33
14 Oct 1944U-1223Albert Kneip HMCS Magog (K 673) (t.)1,370caONS-33G
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Dan47fi
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Endla68fi
15 Oct 1944U-481Klaus Andersen Maria50fi
17 Oct 1944U-1165Hans Homann BMO-51253sj
24 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth Linnea40fi
24 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth Piikkiƶ (d.)40fi
28 Oct 1944U-242Karl-Wilhelm Pancke Rigel [Mine]1,495fi
29 Oct 1944U-958Gerhard Groth SB-2720sj

9 ships sunk (5,213 tons) and 1 ship damaged (40 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).
[Mine] indicates the vessel was hit by a mine laid by said U-boat.

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Ships Attacked by U-boats