Patrol info for U-753
Date lookup for 2 Jun 1942
|Departure||Arrival / Fate||Duration|
|22 Apr 1942||La Pallice||25 Jun 1942||La Pallice||65 days|
KrvKpt. Alfred Manhardt von Mannstein
Oblt. Erwin Christophersen
Ltn. Eberhard Dahlhaus
|Cdr sea training
Oblt. Hans Hornkohl
U-753's position on 2 Jun 1942
Ships hit by U-753 on this date
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Attacks on U-753 during this patrol
2 Jun 1942
11.03 hrs, off Nuevitas, Cuba: the boat attempted to shell the American steam merchantman Domino (3,170 GRT) with the AA gun, but it jammed on firing the first round. The freighter immediately returned fire with her 4in stern gun, and U-753 was lucky to escape without damage by diving. Domino fired three rounds, and claimed one hit. (Sources: KTB U-753/ONO OP-414)
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