|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||9 Jan 1942||Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 39)|
|Launched||19 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Nov 1942||Oblt. Günther Jordan|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 23 October 1943 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell in position 57.14N, 27.50W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Duncan and HMS Vidette and a British Liberator aircraft (224 Sqn RAF/Z). 48 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-274 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
White Eagle with Swastika