List of all U-boats

U-235

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down25 Feb 1942 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 665)
Launched4 Nov 1942
Commissioned19 Dec 1942Oblt. Goske von Möllendorf
Commanders
19 Dec 1942 - 19 Jan 1943  Oblt. Goske von Möllendorff
20 Jan 1943 - 20 May 1943  Oblt. Klaus-Helmuth Becker
29 Oct 1943 - 1 Apr 1945  Oblt. Hans-Erich Kummetz
2 Apr 1945 - 14 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Huisgen
Career
No patrols
19 Dec 1942-20 May 1943  5. Flottille (training)
29 Oct 1943-1 Apr 1945  22. Flottille (school boat)
2 Apr 1945-14 Apr 1945  31. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 14 May 1943 at the Germaniawerft dockyard, Kiel, by US bombs. Raised, repaired, and returned to service on 29 Oct 1943.

Sunk in error in the Kattegat at 0700hrs on 14 April 1945 in position 57.44N, 10.39E, by depth charges from the German torpedo boat T17. 47 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-235 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


3 fishes on Shield

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel