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U BOATS IN ACTION SOUTH ATLANTIC - U 201 U 516

9)U-510



Ordered 20 Oct 1939


Laid down 1 Nov 1940 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 306)


Launched 4 Sep 1941 


Commissioned 25/Nov/41 Korvkpt. Karl Neitzel (Knights Cross)


Commanders

25 Nov 1941 - 21 May 1943 FrgKpt. Karl Neitzel (Knights Cross)


22 May 1943 -  9 May 1945 Kptlt. Alfred Eick (Knights Cross)


Career                  

7 patrols


25 Nov 1941 - 31 Jul 1942 - 4. Flotille (training)


1 Aug 1942 30 Sep 1944  10. Flotille (active service)


1 Oct 1944 - 8 May 1945 33. Flotille (active service)


Successes U-510 had 11 ships sunk for a total of 71,100 GRT


1 auxiliary warship sunk for a total of 249 GRT


8 ships damaged for a total of 53,289 GRT


3 ships a total loss for a total of 24,338 GRT


4 Ships damaged for a total of 36,290GRT


Fate: Taken out of service on 10 May, 1945 at St Nazaire, France, Surrendered to France 12 May, 1945. Renamed as the French submarine Bouan. Stricken 1 May, 1959 as Q176. Broken up in 1960.


By www.uboat.net  


In the south Atlantic U-510 had 9 ships sunk and 5 damaged for a total of 94,535 DWT


CRESSINGTON COURT - GEORGE G. MEADE - TABITHA BROWN - EVERAGRA - JAMES K POLK - JAMES SMITH - KELVINBANK - MARK HANNA - THOMAS RUFFIN - B.P.NEWTON - ELDENA - SCANDINAVIA - POINT PLEASANT PARK - CRESSINGTON COURT - JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE


 GEORGE G. MEADE


 CRESSINGTON COURT


EVERAGRA


 JAMES K. POLK


 JAMES SMITH


 KELVINBANK


 MARK HANNA


 TABITHA BROWN 


 THOMAS RUFFIN


 B. P. NEWTON


 ELDENA


 SCANDINAVIA


 POINT PLEASANT PARK

  CRESSINGTON COURT


 JOSEPH RODMAN DRAKE

 

 

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