U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-764

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
6 Jun 1944Brest23 Jun 1944Brest18 days


Officers *

Oblt. Hanskurt von Bremen

Ltn. Gerhard Franceschi

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-764

We have daily positions for all 18 days on this patrol.

Ships hit by U-764 during this patrol

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).

General Events during this patrol

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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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