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A major theater of action in World War II was the Atlantic ocean. Germany attempted through submarine and aerial attacks to sink shipping supplying Britain through the war. This table summarizes the losses in 1941.




12 rows, one for each month of 1941

  • month

  • nships number of ships sunk

  • tons gross tonnage of the ships sunk. This includes both the ship and the cargo.

  • country whether the ships were British, or belonged to Allied or Neutral countries.


From W.S. Churchill (1952) The Grand Alliance a history of the Second World War. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. p. 782