U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-510

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Oct 1942Lorient12 Dec 1942Lorient60 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Karl Neitzel

Oblt. Rudolf Premauer

Ltn. Otto Fränzel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-510

We have daily positions for all 60 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-510 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Streitaxt (20 Oct 1942 - 2 Nov 1942)
   Schlagetot (9 Nov 1942 - 21 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-510 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
31 Oct 1942U-510Karl Neitzel Alaska (d.)5,681nwSL-125A

1 ship damaged (5,681 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.
(d.) means the ship was damaged.

General Events during this patrol

We have no events listed for this patrol.

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Attacks on U-510 during this patrol

15 Nov 1942
U-510 was left with a "serious oil leak" after being bombed by an unidentified aircraft while operating against the Torch landings off Morocco. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 109)

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