U-boat Operations of the Second World War: Career histories, U1-U510
The first of two volumes covering the career histories of all of the U-boats which saw action in World War II. The histories of some 1200 vessels are covered and each entry aims to be easily accessible. Every aspect of a boat's activities are covered, from laying the keel to its ultimate fate. Each entry gives locations and dates of units and any boats served with, commanders, number of patrols undertaken, ships sunk along with names of vessels and locations, incidents of note, re-fuelling by U-tankers and supply ships, attacks on shipping, survivors picked up and finally the ultimate fate. Appendices allow cross-referencing and contain such material as Deutsches Feldpost Numbers.
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U-boat Operations of the Second World War: Career histories, U511-UIT25
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11 U-Flottille aircraft Azores boats moved boats were ordered Bremer Vulkan Brest British Cape Farewell central North Atlantic coast Commanded by KL Commissioned contact was lost convoy SC crew Danzig December depth-charge depth-charge attacks destroyer destroyer HMS Deutsche Werke early hours eastbound convoy HX eastbound HX escort Feldpost form a patrol Freetown Gibraltar Hammerfest intercept Ireland joined Kiel and arrived Kiel Keel laid Kola Inlet Launched Left Bergen Left for operations Left Kiel Left Narvik Lorient Lt-Cdr miles morning Narvik Newfoundland North Channel November October operation ended outward-bound Pallice patrol line refuelled returned to base returned to Lorient Rockall sank the SS Ships sunk ships were sunk sighted westbound southbound convoy Squadron St Nazaire surface survivors SW of Ireland tanker MV tanker SS torpedo and gunfire torpedoed torpedoed and damaged torpedoed and sank Trondheim Type VII U-boat U-Flottille vessel VII C Built Wilhelmshaven