# Convoy route HX

Code | HX |

Route | Homeward from Halifax |

Area | North Atlantic |

Notes | From September 1939 to September 1942 from Halifax, then to May 1945 from New York. From July 1940 entry via North Channel, from October 1944 south of Ireland again. Fast convoys from Halifax (later New York) to the UK, only ships sailing faster than 9 knots. HX-129 was the first convoy escorted the entire convoy-route. |

Convoys | Date | Losses | |

## 1939 | |||

HX-5A | Oct 1939 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,976 tons. | |

HX-5 | Oct 1939 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 4,666 tons. | |

## 1940 | |||

HX-14B | Jan 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,267 tons. | |

HX-18 | Feb 1940 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 14,813 tons. | |

HX-19 | Feb 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 4,996 tons. | |

HX-22 | Mar 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 5,068 tons. | |

HX-47 | Jun 1940 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 18,045 tons. | |

HX-49 | Jun 1940 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 33,574 tons. | |

HX-52 | Jul 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 2,053 tons. | |

HX-53 | Jul 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 5,758 tons. | |

HX-54 | Jul 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 2,197 tons. | |

HX-55 | Jul 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 6,998 tons. | |

HX-55A | Jul 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 8,652 tons. | |

HX-60 | Aug 1940 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 17,102 tons. | |

HX-62 | Aug 1940 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 7,496 tons. | |

HX-65 | Aug 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 6,665 tons. | |

HX-65A | Aug 1940 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 23,151 tons. | |

HX-65B | Aug 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,468 tons. | |

HX-66 | Aug 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 3,946 tons. | |

HX-66A | Aug 1940 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 13,093 tons. | |

HX-70 | Sep 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 4,950 tons. | |

HX-71 | Sep 1940 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 7,614 tons. | |

HX-72 | Sep 1940 | 11 ships sunk with a total of 72,727 tons. | |

HX-76 | Oct 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 4,956 tons. | |

HX-77 | Oct 1940 | 6 ships sunk with a total of 38,564 tons. | |

HX-79 | Oct 1940 | 12 ships sunk with a total of 75,069 tons. | |

HX-82 | Oct 1940 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 7,049 tons. | |

HX-83 | Nov 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 6,993 tons. | |

HX-88 | Nov 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 8,240 tons. | |

HX-90 | Dec 1940 | 11 ships sunk with a total of 73,958 tons. | |

HX-92 | Dec 1940 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 26,111 tons. | |

HX-97 | Dec 1940 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 3,760 tons. | |

## 1941 | |||

HX-106 | Feb 1941 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 18,503 tons. | |

HX-107 | Feb 1941 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 28,771 tons. | |

HX-109 | Feb 1941 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 27,130 tons. | |

HX-112 | Mar 1941 | 5 ships sunk with a total of 34,505 tons. | |

HX-115 | Mar 1941 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 13,032 tons. | |

HX-117 | Apr 1941 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 17,948 tons. | |

HX-121 | Apr 1941 | 5 ships sunk with a total of 41,078 tons. | |

HX-126 | May 1941 | 9 ships sunk with a total of 51,862 tons. | |

HX-128 | May 1941 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,290 tons. | |

HX-127 | May 1941 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 2,491 tons. | |

HX-133 | Jun 1941 | 6 ships sunk with a total of 38,269 tons. | |

HX-156 | Oct 1941 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 1,190 tons. | |

HX-166 | Dec 1941 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 8,237 tons. | |

## 1942 | |||

HX-168 | Jan 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 5,246 tons. | |

HX-170 | Jan 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 2,216 tons. | |

HX-174 | Feb 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 6,914 tons. | |

HX-178 | Mar 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 5,112 tons. | |

HX-181 | Mar 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 8,620 tons. | |

HX-194 | Jun 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 6,568 tons. | |

HX-212 | Oct 1942 | 10 ships sunk with a total of 53,082 tons. | |

HX-216 | Nov 1942 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,178 tons. | |

HX-217 | Dec 1942 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 20,229 tons. | |

## 1943 | |||

HX-222 | Jan 1943 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 15,420 tons. | |

HX-223 | Jan 1943 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 16,480 tons. | |

HX-224 | Feb 1943 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 24,823 tons. | |

HX-227 | Feb 1943 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 14,422 tons. | |

HX-228 | Mar 1943 | 6 ships sunk with a total of 25,806 tons. | |

HX-229 | Mar 1943 | 13 ships sunk with a total of 93,502 tons. | |

HX-230 | Mar 1943 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,176 tons. | |

HX-231 | Apr 1943 | 6 ships sunk with a total of 41,494 tons. | |

HX-232 | Apr 1943 | 4 ships sunk with a total of 24,221 tons. | |

HX-233 | Apr 1943 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,134 tons. | |

HX-234 | Apr 1943 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 17,394 tons. | |

HX-237 | May 1943 | 3 ships sunk with a total of 21,389 tons. | |

## 1944 | |||

HX-305 | Sep 1944 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 17,048 tons. | |

## 1945 | |||

HX-332 | Jan 1945 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 8,262 tons. | |

HX-337 | Feb 1945 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 925 tons. | |

HX-346 | Apr 1945 | 1 ship sunk with a total of 7,176 tons. | |

HX-348 | Apr 1945 | 2 ships sunk with a total of 15,209 tons. |

71 **HX** convoys successfully attacked in the war.

207 ships were sunk with a total of 1,294,327 GRT.

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