List of all U-boats

U-239

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down14 May 1942 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 669)
Launched28 Jan 1943
Commissioned13 Mar 1943Ltnt. Ullrich Vöge
Commanders
13 Mar 1943 - 24 Jul 1944  Oblt. Ulrich Vöge
Career
No patrols
13 Mar 1943-1 Jul 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1943-24 Jul 1944  22. Flottille (school boat)
25 Jul 1944-5 Aug 1944  5. Flottille (-)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Damaged on 24 July 1944, at Deutsche Werke, Kiel, by British bombs (RAF Bomber Command). Stricken 5 Aug 1944. Broken up in 1944. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-239 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.


Head of Boar inside a Ring

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel