Gerhard Palmgren

Oberleutnant zur See (Crew 38)


Successes
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,625 tons

Born  11 Nov 1919 Kassel
Died  15 Aug 1944(24)English Channel


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Ranks

1 Apr 1941 Leutnant zur See
1 Apr 1943 Oberleutnant zur See

Decorations

U-boat Commands

U-boatFromTo
U-741 10 Apr 1943 15 Aug 1944  (+)  5 patrols (164 days) 

Oblt. Gerhard Palmgren (b. 1919) was the son of Oblt. Karl Palmgren (b. 1891) who commanded the WWI U-boat UC 76 in 1918.

Patrol info for Gerhard Palmgren

 U-boat Departure Arrival  
1. U-741 25 Nov 1943  Kiel  27 Jan 1944  Brest  Patrol 1,64 days
2. U-741 29 Feb 1944  Brest  3 May 1944  Brest  Patrol 2,65 days
3. U-741 19 Jun 1944  Brest  29 Jun 1944  Brest  Patrol 3,11 days
4. U-741 5 Jul 1944  Brest  15 Jul 1944  Le Havre  Patrol 4,11 days
5. U-741 3 Aug 1944  Le Havre  15 Aug 1944  Sunk  Patrol 5,13 days
5 patrols, 164 days at sea

Ships hit by Gerhard Palmgren

Date U-boat Name of ship Tons Nat. Convoy
15 Aug 1944U-741 HMS LST-404 (t.)1,625brFTM-69
 1,625

1 ship sunk (1,625 tons).

Legend
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(t.) means the ship was a total loss (included in ships & tonnage lost).

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