|Ordered||25 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||25 May 1940||Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 278)|
|Launched||19 Oct 1940|
|Commissioned||13 Nov 1940||Oblt. Horst Höltring |
|Successes||1 warship sunk, total tonnage 206 tons|
Surrendered on 5 May 1945 at Heligoland, Germany.
Transferred from Wilhelmshaven, Germany to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 30 June, 1945 for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-149 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
U-boat sailing through Red and Yellow shield
Man riding an angry Bull