Convoy battles

Ships hit from convoy PQ-8

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat.Map
17 Jan 1942U-454Burckhard Hackländer Harmatris (d.)5,395brA
17 Jan 1942U-454Burckhard Hackländer HMS Matabele (G 26)1,870brB

1 ship sunk (1,870 tons) and 1 ship damaged (5,395 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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

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Arctic Convoy PQ8

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