WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-559

See the profile page for U-559


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
19 Aug 1941Hans Heidtmann Alva1,584brOG-71A
27 Nov 1941Hans Heidtmann HMAS Parramatta (L 44)1,060auB
23 Dec 1941Hans Heidtmann Shuntien3,059brTA-5C
26 Dec 1941Hans Heidtmann Warszawa2,487poAT-6D
 
10 Jun 1942Hans Heidtmann Athene4,681nwAT-49E
10 Jun 1942Hans Heidtmann Brambleleaf (t.)5,917brAT-49F
12 Oct 1942Hans Heidtmann Bringhi (t.)200agG
 18,988

7 ships sunk (18,988 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 (5). 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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