List of all U-boats




Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down25 Feb 1942 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 665)
Launched4 Nov 1942
Commissioned19 Dec 1942Oblt. Goske von Möllendorf
19 Dec 1942 - 19 Jan 1943  Oblt. Goske von Möllendorff
20 Jan 1943 - 20 May 1943  Oblt. Klaus-Helmuth Becker
21 May 1943 - 28 Oct 1943   (boat was vacant)
29 Oct 1943 - 1 Apr 1945  Oblt. Hans-Erich Kummetz
2 Apr 1945 - 14 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Huisgen
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

Sunk on 14 May 1943 at the fitting out quay of the Germaniawerft shipyard in Kiel, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF). 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.

Raised on 31 May 1943, repaired and returned to service on 29 October 1943.

Sunk in error at 0700hrs on 14 April 1945 in the Skagerrak north of Skagens Horn, in position 58.09N, 10.48E, by depth charges from the German torpedo boat T-17. 46 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