Ship losses by month

March 1940

This is the full listing of all ships hit during March 1940. You can click on any of the links for further information on either ship, U-boat, commander or convoy.

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
1 Mar 1940U-20Harro von Klot-Heydenfeldt Mirella5,340it
2 Mar 1940U-17Udo Behrens Rijnstroom695nl
2 Mar 1940U-32Hans Jenisch Lagaholm2,818sw
3 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Cato [Mine]710br
4 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Pacific Reliance6,717brOA-102
4 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Thurston3,072br
5 Mar 1940U-17Udo Behrens Grutto920nl
7 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Vecht1,965nl
8 Mar 1940U-30Fritz-Julius Lemp Counsellor [Mine]5,068brHX-22
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Abbotsford1,585br
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Akeld643br
9 Mar 1940U-14Herbert Wohlfarth Borthwick1,097br
9 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke P. Margaronis4,979gr
9 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Leukos216ir
11 Mar 1940U-28Günter Kuhnke Eulota6,236nl
16 Mar 1940U-29Otto Schuhart Slava [Mine]4,512yu
17 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Argentina5,375da
19 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Charkow1,026da
19 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Minsk1,229da
20 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Bothal2,109da
20 Mar 1940U-19Joachim Schepke Viking1,153da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Algier1,654da
21 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Christiansborg3,270da
25 Mar 1940U-47Günther Prien Britta1,146da
25 Mar 1940U-57Claus Korth Daghestan5,742br
26 Mar 1940U-38Heinrich Liebe Cometa3,794nw

26 ships sunk (73,071 tons).

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