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Patrol info for U-764

Date lookup for 29 Nov 1943

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
26 Oct 1943Kiel11 Dec 1943Brest47 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanskurt von Bremen

Ltn. Gerhard Franceschi

U-764's position on 29 Nov 1943

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-764 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Eisenhart 3 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
   Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)
   Weddigen (22 Nov 1943 - 29 Nov 1943)

Ships hit by U-764 on this date

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-764 during this patrol

29 Nov 1943
On 29 Nov. 1943 E of the Azores in position 39.33N, 19.01W, aircraft of the US escort carrier USS Bogue depth charged a contact. This attack was thought to have destroyed U-86.

The target was in fact U-764, which escaped unscathed.

(Sources: 1996-12-01, Eric Zimmerman)

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