WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-223

See the profile page for U-223

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
3 Feb 1943Karl-Jürg Wächter Dorchester5,649amSG-19A
23 Feb 1943Karl-Jürg Wächter Winkler6,907paON-166B
2 Oct 1943Karl-Jürg Wächter Stanmore (t.)4,970brKMS-27C
11 Dec 1943Karl-Jürg Wächter HMS Cuckmere (K 299) (t.)1,300brKMS-34D
30 Mar 1944Peter Gerlach HMS Laforey (G 99)1,935brE

5 ships sunk (20,761 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

Below is a map showing the locations of the attack(s) in question:

ship sunk or total loss (3). ship damaged (2).

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.
In other cases the posititions are too close and the markers overlap, not much we can do about that.

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