|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||8 Aug 1942||Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 52)|
|Launched||13 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Sep 1943||Ltnt. Heinrich Meyer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 16 May, 1945 by mine in the Elbe estuary.
According other sources scuttled on 15/16 May, 1945, in the Attenbruch roadsteads in position 53.50N, 08.50E.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-287 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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