|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||19 Dec 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 682)|
|Launched||7 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||6 Nov 1943||Oblt. Bernhard Emde|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-248 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.