U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-763

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
10 Jun 1944La Pallice15 Jul 1944Brest36 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Ernst Cordes

Ltn. Kurt Braun

Ltn. Gernot Thiel

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-763

We have 33 daily positions for the 36 days U-763 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-763 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
5 Jul 1944U-763Ernst Cordes Glendinning1,927brFTC-27A

1 ship sunk (1,927 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-763 during this patrol

5 Jul 1944
U-763, having attacked convoy ETC-26 in the English Channel, managed to escape despite being hunted for 30 hours during which a staggering total of 550 depth charges were dropped. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 587)

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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