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Convoys HX-229/SC-122 order of battle

This is the order of battle during the battle around convoys HX-229 and SC-122 from 16 to 20 March 1943.

Allied forces

Convoy HX-229

  • Abraham Lincoln (flag), Antar
  • Belgian Gulf
  • Canadian Star, Cape Breton, City of Agra, Clan Matheson, Coracero .
  • Daniel Webster
  • El Mundo, Elin K, Empire Cavalier, Empire Knight
  • Fort Anne
  • Gulfdisc
  • Harry Luckenbach, Hugh Williamson
  • Irenee du Pont
  • James Oglethorpe
  • Jean
  • Kaipara, Kofresi
  • Luculus
  • Magdala, Margaret Lykes, Matthew Luckenbach
  • Nariva, Nebraska, Nicania
  • Pan Rhode Island
  • Regent Panther, Robert Howe
  • San Veronico., Southern Princess, Stephen C Foster
  • Tekoa, Terkoeli
  • Walter Q Gresham, William Eustis
  • Zaanland

Escort Group B-4

Convoy SC-122

  • Alcedo, Alderamin, Asbjorn, Askeport, Atland, Aymeric
  • Badjestan, Baron Elgin, Baron Semple, Baron Stranraer, Beaconoil, Benedick,Bonita, Boston City, Bridgepool
  • Carras,Carso, Cartago, Christian Holm, Clarissa Radcliffe
  • Dolius, Drakepool
  • Eastern Guide, Empire Dunstan, Empire Galahad, Empire Horn, Empire Summer, English Monarch
  • Filleigh, Fjallfoss, Fort Cedar Lake, Franken
  • Georgios P, Glenapp (flag), Gloxinia, Godafoss, Granville, Gudvor
  • Helencrest, Historian
  • Innesmoor
  • Livingston, Losada, LCT 305, LCT 365
  • McKeesport
  • Ogmore Castle, Orminster
  • PLM 13, Parkhaven, Permian, Polarland, Porjus, Port Auckland
  • Reaveley
  • Selfoss, Sevilla, Shirvan
  • Vinriver, Vistula
  • Zamalek, Zouave

B-5 Escort Group

  • Destroyers: Havelock (SOE), Upshur
  • Frigate: Swale
  • Corvettes: Buttercup, Godetia, Lavender, Pimpernel, Saxifrage
  • Naval Trawler: Campobello

Re-inforcements

  • Destroyers: Babitt, Vimy
  • Cutter: Ingham

Axis forces

Raubgraf

  • U-84 U-89 U-91
  • U-435 U-468
  • U-600 U-603 U-615 U-621 U-635 U-638 U-653 U-664
  • U-758

Sturmer

  • U-134 U-190
  • U-229
  • U-305 U-338 U-384
  • U-439
  • U-523 U-526 U-527 U-530 U-598
  • U-618 U-631 U-641 U-642 U-665 U-666

Dranger

Bibliography

  • Stephen Roskill : The War at Sea 1939-1945 Vol II (1956). ISBN (none)
  • Dan van der Vat : The Atlantic Campaign (1988). ISBN 0 340 37751 8
  • Arnold Hague : The Allied Convoy System 1939-1945 (2000). ISBN (Canada) 1 55125 033 0 .ISBN(UK) 1 86176 147 3
  • Axel Neistle : German U-Boat Losses during World War II (1998). ISBN 1 85367 352 8
  • Paul Kemp : U-Boats Destroyed (1997) ISBN 1 85409 515 3

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