|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||28 Oct 1942||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 384)|
|Launched||26 May 1943|
|Commissioned||11 Aug 1943||Oblt. Karl Kölzer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 3 April, 1945 at Kiel Buoy 'A 7' by bombs from US aircraft (8th USAAF). 7 dead and 11 survivors.
Men lost from the boat
25 Sep 1944
One man was lost overboard from the boat. It seems that he jumped overboard in the North Atlantic after a punishment for sleeping on the watch. [Matrosengefreiter Emil-Heinz Motyl]
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
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