WWII U-boat Successes

Ships hit by U-172

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Date Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
27 May 1942Carl Emmermann Athelknight8,940brOS-28
3 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann City of Alma5,446am
5 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Delfina3,480am
8 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Sicilien1,654am
14 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Lebore8,289am
15 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Bennestvet2,438nw
18 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Motorex1,958br
23 Jun 1942Carl Emmermann Resolute35co
9 Jul 1942Carl Emmermann Santa Rita8,379am
7 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Chickasaw City6,196am
7 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Firethorn4,700pa
8 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Pantelis3,845gr
10 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Orcades23,456br
31 Oct 1942Carl Emmermann Aldington Court4,891brTRIN-16
2 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Llandilo4,966br
23 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Benlomond6,630br
28 Nov 1942Carl Emmermann Alaskan5,364am
4 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann City of Pretoria8,049br
6 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Thorstrand3,041nw
13 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Keystone5,565amUGS-6
16 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Benjamin Harrison7,191amUGS-6
29 Mar 1943Carl Emmermann Moanda4,621beRS-3
28 Jun 1943Carl Emmermann Vernon City4,748brOS-49
12 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann African Star6,507am
15 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann Harmonic4,558br
24 Jul 1943Carl Emmermann Fort Chilcotin7,133brJT-2

26 ships sunk (152,080 tons).

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ship sunk or total loss (26).

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