U 510

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U 510

Post by Shane6969 » 03 Apr 2020 04:58

Hi All,

Does anyone know if there was a crew member on the Monsun Boats named Werner Eckardt? He was my dad's cousin, and we've narrowed it down to the boats that successfully returned from the Far East.

Rohan

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Re: U 510

Post by Shane6969 » 13 Apr 2020 13:28

He trained in the Type IX-A U-Boat U 37 and was part of Type IX-C40 U-Boat U 189 but got sick just before their first war patrol at the start of April 1943, and was replaced, they were sunk on April 23, 1943 with all hands.
He went to the Far East and returned to Europe and survived the war. Possibly U 188 to the Far East?

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Re: U 510

Post by oldhoweboy » 13 Apr 2020 16:21

Absentineto a fabis!
Stay away from the beans

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