List of all U-boats

U-360

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered6 Aug 1940
Laid down9 Aug 1941 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 479)
Launched28 Jul 1942
Commissioned12 Nov 1942Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Bühring
Commanders
12 Nov 1942 - May, 1943  Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Bühring
May, 1943 - 2 Apr 1944  Kptlt. Klaus-Helmuth Becker
Career
5 patrols
12 Nov 1942-30 Jun 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1943-2 Apr 1944  13. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,153 GRT
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,540 tons
Fate

Sunk 2 April, 1944 in the Norwegian Sea south-west of Bear Island, in position 72.28N, 13.04E, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Keppel. 51 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

See the 2 ships hit by U-360 - View the 5 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-360 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Monsun (8 Oct 1943 - 21 Oct 1943)
   Eisenbart (22 Oct 1943 - 17 Nov 1943)
   Eisenbart (25 Nov 1943 - 28 Nov 1943)
   Isegrim (1 Jan 1944 - 27 Jan 1944)
   Blitz (30 Mar 1944 - 2 Apr 1944)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-360 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.


Churchill with Bomb

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel