U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-704

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
5 Oct 1942St. Nazaire23 Nov 1942La Pallice50 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Horst Wilhelm Kessler

Ltn. Ewald H├╝lsenbeck

Ltn. Ernst Hartmann

Oblt. Gerd Schaar

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

We have daily positions for all 50 days on this patrol.

Wolfpack operations during this patrol

U-704 operated with the following Wolfpacks during this patrol
   Panther (10 Oct 1942 - 20 Oct 1942)
   Veilchen (20 Oct 1942 - 7 Nov 1942)

Ships hit by U-704 during this patrol

General Events during this patrol


9 Nov 1942. In the North Atlantic, U-704 fired four torpedoes at the troop transport HMS Queen Elizabeth, all of which missed.

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Attacks on U-704 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-704 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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