U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-751

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
16 Dec 1941St. Nazaire26 Dec 1941St. Nazaire11 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerhard Bigalk

Ltn. Horst-Arno Fenski

Oblt. Hermann Schröder
Cdr sea training

Kptlt. Helmut Köppe

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-751


means a ship hit (sunk or damaged).

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We have 10 daily positions for the 11 days U-751 was at sea.

Departure from St. Nazaire on 16 Dec 1941.
17 Dec 1941 - 18 Dec 1941 - 19 Dec 1941 - 20 Dec 1941 - 21 Dec 1941 - 22 Dec 1941 - 23 Dec 1941 - 24 Dec 1941 - 25 Dec 1941 -
Arrival at St. Nazaire on 26 Dec 1941.

Ships hit by U-751 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
21 Dec 1941U-751Gerhard Bigalk HMS Audacity (D 10)11,000brHG-76

1 ship sunk (11,000 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-751 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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