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Patrol info for U-764

Date lookup for 15 Jun 1944

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944Brest23 Jun 1944Brest18 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanskurt von Bremen

Ltn. Gerhard Franceschi

U-764's position on 15 Jun 1944

Ships hit by U-764 on this date

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
15 Jun 1944U-764Hanskurt von Bremen HMS Blackwood (K 313)1,085brA

1 ship sunk (1,085 tons).

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Attacks on U-764 during this patrol

15 Jun 1944
After torpedoing the British frigate HMS Blackwood (she sank the next day) the boat was attacked by nearby escorts causing, among other things, damage to the schnorkel. The boat was forced to return to Brest, arriving 21 June. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 586)

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