WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-255

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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
6 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche John Witherspoon7,191amPQ-17A
7 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Alcoa Ranger5,116amPQ-17B
8 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Olopana6,069amPQ-17C
13 Jul 1942Reinhart Reche Paulus Potter7,168nlPQ-17D
20 Sep 1942Reinhart Reche Silver Sword4,937amQP-14E
 
26 Jan 1943Reinhart Reche Krasnyj Partizan2,418sjF
29 Jan 1943Reinhart Reche Ufa1,892sjG
3 Feb 1943Reinhart Reche Greylock7,460amRA-52H
5 Mar 1943Reinhart Reche Executive4,978amRA-53I
10 Mar 1943Reinhart Reche Richard Bland (t.)7,191amRA-53J
27 Jul 1943Erich Harms Akademik Shokalskij411sjK
 
9 Mar 1944Erich Harms USS Leopold (DE 319)1,200amCU-16L
 56,031

12 ships sunk (56,031 tons).

Legend
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 (11). ship damaged (1).

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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