WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-51

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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
22 Jan 1940Dietrich Knorr Gothia1,640swA
29 Jan 1940Dietrich Knorr Eika1,503nwB
25 Jun 1940Dietrich Knorr Windsorwood5,395brOA-172C
25 Jun 1940Dietrich Knorr Saranac12,049brOA-172D
29 Jun 1940Dietrich Knorr HMS Willamette Valley (X 39)4,724brE
15 Aug 1940Dietrich Knorr Sylvafield5,709brHX-62F
 31,020

6 ships sunk (31,020 tons).

Legend
We have a picture of this vessel.

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

ship sunk or total loss (6).

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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