U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-704

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
30 Jun 1942Kiel16 Aug 1942St. Nazaire48 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Wilhelm Kessler

Ltn. Ewald H├╝lsenbeck

Ltn. Ernst Hartmann

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-704

We have daily positions for all 48 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-704 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Wolf (13 Jul 1942 - 31 Jul 1942)
   Pirat (31 Jul 1942 - 3 Aug 1942)
   Steinbrinck (3 Aug 1942 - 11 Aug 1942)

Ships hit by U-704 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
26 Jul 1942U-704Horst Wilhelm Kessler Empire Rainbow6,942brON-113A

1 ship sunk (6,942 tons).

General Events during this patrol

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Attacks on U-704 during this patrol

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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