U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-521

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
7 Jan 1943Lorient26 Mar 1943Lorient79 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Klaus Heinrich Bargsten

Oblt. Wolf-Dietrich Damerow

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-521

We have daily positions for all 79 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-521 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Rochen (27 Jan 1943 - 28 Feb 1943)
   T├╝mmler (12 Mar 1943 - 22 Mar 1943)

Ships hit by U-521 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
8 Feb 1943U-521Klaus Heinrich Bargsten HMS Bredon (T 223)750brGibr-2A
18 Mar 1943U-521Klaus Heinrich Bargsten Molly Pitcher7,200amUGS-6B

2 ships sunk (7,950 tons).

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General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-521 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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