|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||15 Jul 1941||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 654)|
|Launched||7 May 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Jun 1942||Oblt. Hans-Carl Kosbadt|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,535 GRT|
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-224 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.