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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 201 U 516

10)U 512




Ordered 20 Oct 1939


Laid down 24 Feb 1941 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 308)


Launched 9 Oct 1941


Commissioned 20 Dec 41  Kptlt. Wolfgang Schultze


Commanders

20 Dec 1941 - 2 Oct 1942 Kptlt. Wolfgang Schultze


Career

1 patrol       


20 Dec 1941 - 31 Aug 1942 4. Flotille (training)


1 Sep 1942 -   2   Oct  1942 10. Flotille (active service)


Successes U-512 had 3 ships sunk for a total of 20,619 GRT


In the south Atlantic U-512 sank one ship, for a total of 9,648 DWT


Fate: Sunk 2 Oct, 1942 north of Cayenne, in position 06º50"N 52º25"W, by depth charges from an American B-18 A aircraft (US Army Bomb. Sqdn. 99).


51 Dead


1 Survivor


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