U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-510

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Jan 194316 Apr 1943Lorient91 days


Officers *

KrvKpt. Karl Neitzel

Ltn. Otto Fränzel

Oblt. Rudolf Premauer

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


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We have daily positions for all 91 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-510 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel George G. Meade (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Kelvinbank3,872brBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Tabitha Brown (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Joseph Rodman Drake (d.)7,181amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Mark Hanna (d.)7,176amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel James Smith (d.)7,181amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel Thomas Ruffin (t.)7,191amBT-6
9 Mar 1943U-510Karl Neitzel James K. Polk (t.)7,177amBT-6

3 ships sunk (18,240 tons) and 5 ships damaged (35,890 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.
(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-510 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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