|Ordered||20 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||1 Nov 1940||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 306)|
|Launched||4 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||25 Nov 1941||Korvkpt. Karl Neitzel (Knights Cross)|
|Successes||11 ships sunk, total tonnage 71,100 GRT|
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 249 GRT
8 ships damaged, total tonnage 53,289 GRT
3 ships a total loss, total tonnage 24,338 GRT
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at St. Nazaire, France (Waller and Niestlé, 2010).
Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Attacks on this boat and other events
15 Nov 1942
An unknown aircraft bombed the boat while operating against the Torch landings in Morocco causing "serious oil leak". (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 109)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-510 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.