U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-751

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
14 Jan 1942St. Nazaire23 Feb 1942St. Nazaire41 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Gerhard Bigalk

Oblt. Georg-Wilhelm Basse

Oblt. Hermann Schröder

Ltn. Horst-Arno Fenski

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

We have daily positions for all 41 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-751 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
2 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Corilla (d.)8,096nlHX-173A
4 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Silveray4,535brON-55B
7 Feb 1942U-751Gerhard Bigalk Empire Sun6,952brC

2 ships sunk (11,487 tons) and 1 ship damaged (8,096 tons).

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(d.) means the ship was damaged.

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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