List of all U-boats

U-3041

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down7 Dec 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1200)
Launched13 Feb 1945
Commissioned10 Mar 1945Oblt. Joachim Vieth
Commanders
10 Mar 1945 - 26 Apr 1945  Oblt. (R) Joachim Vieth
27 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Hans Hornkohl
Career
No patrols
10 Mar 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Departed Oslo 3 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 7 June

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Allocated to the USSR by the TNC. Arrived Libau (Latvia) on 10 Dec 45 with RN Pennant No: N.29. Allocated to the Baltic Fleet on 13 Feb 46. Renamed B-29 on 9 Jun 49. To reserve on 29 Dec 55. Designated as floating submarine battery recharging station PZS-31 on 18 Jan 56. Struck from Soviet Navy list on 25 Sep 58. Broken-up for scrap.

Final location

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3041 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.


Grey Wolf

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth