Convoy battles


Alexandria to Tobruk (Mediterranean)

17 Mar 1942 - 17 Mar 1942

The Convoy2 ships
First sightingOn 17 Mar 1942 by U-83
EscortsTwo destroyers, three corvettes and the South African M/S whaler HMSAS Boksburg acting as rescue ship.


U-83 (Kraus) *

* U-boats that fired torpedo or used the deck gun

The battle

Ships hit from convoy AT-34

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat.Map
17 Mar 1942U-83Hans-Werner Kraus Crista (d.)2,590brA

1 ship damaged (2,590 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

4 convoys on route AT were hit by U-boats in the war. Read more about them.

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