WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-159

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Please note that in the table below you can find a 'Map' column. This helps to find that particular attack on the map below.

Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
21 May 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte New Brunswick6,529brOS-28A
21 May 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Montenol2,646brOS-28B
2 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Illinois5,447amC
5 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Paracury (d.)265bzD
5 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Sally150hoE
7 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Edith3,382amF
11 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Fort Good Hope7,130brG
13 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Sixaola4,693amH
13 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Solon Turman6,762amI
18 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Flora1,417nlJ
19 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Ante Matkovic2,710yuK
22 Jun 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte E.J. Sadler9,639amL
7 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Boringia5,821brM
8 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Clan Mactavish7,631brN
9 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Coloradan6,557amO
13 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Empire Nomad7,167brP
29 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Ross4,978brQ
29 Oct 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Laplace7,327brR
7 Nov 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte La Salle5,462amS
13 Nov 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Star of Scotland2,290amT
13 Dec 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte City of Bombay7,140brU
15 Dec 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte Star of Suez4,999agV
16 Dec 1942Helmut Friedrich Witte East Wales4,358brTRIN-27W
 
28 Mar 1943Helmut Friedrich Witte Silverbeech5,319brRS-3X
 119,819

23 ships sunk (119,554 tons) and 1 ship damaged (265 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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