U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-762

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
28 Sep 1943Bergen15 Nov 1943Brest49 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Wolfgang Hille

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-762

We have daily positions for all 49 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-762 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rossbach (6 Oct 1943 - 9 Oct 1943)
   Schlieffen (14 Oct 1943 - 22 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried (22 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)

Ships hit by U-762 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-762 during this patrol

8 Oct 1943
A British B-24 Liberator (Sqdn 120, pilot Bryan W. Turnbull) attacked the boat and drove her under. A destroyer joined the attack but the boat escaped, although two men were wounded and one of the diesel engines was damaged. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 430)

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