U 513

Brazil,South America

U 513 was a IXC type uboat built at Deutche Werft AG in Hamburg, and was launched 29.October 1941. She was assigned to 4. Unterseeboot Flotille as a training boat in January 1942, and in September the same year as a front boat in 10. Flotille. Under command of Kapitänleutnant Friedrich Guggenberger from May 1943 they sunk a total of six ships and damaged another two. She was sunk by an American airplane outside Sao Francisco do Sul 19.July 1943. The wreck was found in July 2011 resting on a depth of 130 meter.

Former names:
U 513

76,8 x 6,8 x 4,7 m
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1120 displ ( Surfaced )
Hamburg ( D )  1941
( D )

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