WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-73

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
24 Feb 1941Helmut Rosenbaum Waynegate4,260brOB-288
3 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum Alderpool4,313brSC-26
3 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum Westpool5,724brSC-26
3 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum Indier5,409beSC-26
3 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum British Viscount6,895brSC-26
20 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum Empire Endurance8,570br
20 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum HMS ML-1003 [Trans.]46br
20 Apr 1941Helmut Rosenbaum HMS ML-1037 [Trans.]46br
11 Aug 1942Helmut Rosenbaum HMS Eagle (94)22,600brWS-21S
14 Nov 1942Horst Deckert Lalande (d.)7,453brTorch
1 Jan 1943Horst Deckert Arthur Middleton7,176amUGS-3
1 Jan 1943Horst Deckert USS LCT-21 [Trans.]255amUGS-3
21 Jun 1943Horst Deckert Brinkburn1,598brTE-22
27 Jun 1943Horst Deckert Abbeydale (d.)8,299brXTG-2
16 Dec 1943Horst Deckert John S. Copley (d.)7,176amGUS-24

12 ships sunk (66,892 tons) and 3 ships damaged (22,928 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
[Trans.] indicates the vessel was lost while being transported on another vessel.

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ship sunk or total loss (12). ship damaged (3).

In some cases the exact positions of losses are not known, those are not shown.

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