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German submarine U-750

Career (Nazi Germany)
Name: U-750
Ordered: 25 August 1941[1]
Builder: F Schichau GmbH, Danzig
Laid down: 29 September 1942[1]
Launched: 10 June 1943[1]
Commissioned: 26 August 1943[1]
Status: Scuttled on 5 May 1945[1]
General characteristics
Displacement: 769 tonnes (757 long tons) surfaced
871 t (857 long tons) submerged
Length: Overall: 67.10 m (220.1 ft)
Pressure hull: 50.50 m (165.7 ft)
Beam: Overall: 6.20 m (20.3 ft)
Pressure hull: 4.70 m (15.4 ft)
Draught: 4.74 m (15.6 ft)
Propulsion: Surfaced: 3,200 hp
Submerged: 750 hp
Speed: Surfaced: 17.7 kn (32.8 km/h; 20.4 mph)
Submerged: 7.6 kn (14.1 km/h; 8.7 mph)
Range: Surfaced: 8,500 mi (13,700 km) at 10 kn (19 km/h; 12 mph)
Submerged: 80 mi (130 km) at 4 kn (7.4 km/h; 4.6 mph)
Test depth: Calculated crush depth: 220 m (720 ft)
Armament:
  • 5 x 53.3cm Torpedo tubes: 4 bow, 1 stern (14 torpedoes) and 26 TMA mines
  • 1 x 88/45 deck gun with 220 rounds
Service record
Part of:

Kriegsmarine
24th U-boat Flotilla (training)[1]
1 Sept 1943 - 1 Apr 1945

5th U-Boat Flotilla (training)[1]
1 Apr - 1 May 1945
Commanders: Oblt. Georg von Bitter[1]
Sep 1943 - 31 Aug 1944
Oblt. Justus Grawert [1]
1 Sep 1944 - 1 May 1945
Operations: 0 patrols[1]

German submarine U-750 was a German Type VIIC submarine U-boat built for the German Kriegsmarine for service during World War II.[1]

Record

Work on U-750 began on 29 September 1942 at werk 1560 of the F Schichau GmbH in the former Free City of Danzig. She was commissioned on 26 August 1943, under the command of Oblt. Georg von Bitter and trained with the 24th U-boat Flotilla until 1 April 1945. By 31 August 1944 however, Oblt. Bitter was replaced by Oblt. Justus Grawert, who would command her for the rest of her service career.

On 1 April 1945, U-750 was moved to the 5th Uboat Flotilla, but remained as a training boat until her surrender to the Allies in May.

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