|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||17 Oct 1942||Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 56)|
|Launched||30 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1943||Oblt. Hans Keerl|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 5 May 1945 at Cuxhaven, Germany.
Transferred from Wilhelmshaven to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 24 June 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-291 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.
Coat of Arms of Wiesbaden