|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||21 Apr 1942||Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 484)|
|Launched||9 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||8 Jun 1943||Oblt. Heimar Wedemeyer|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,540 GRT|
3 warships sunk, total tonnage 1,355 tons
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,710 tons
Sunk 13 Dec, 1944 in the Arctic Ocean east of Jan Mayen, in position 70.43N, 08.07E, by depth charges from 2 Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 813/L/Q) from the British escort carrier HMS Campania. 50 dead (all hands lost).
U-365 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Trutz (28 Jun 1944 - 10 Jul 1944)
Greif (5 Aug 1944 - 18 Aug 1944)
Zorn (29 Sep 1944 - 1 Oct 1944)
Grimm (1 Oct 1944 - 2 Oct 1944)
Panther (18 Oct 1944 - 8 Nov 1944)
Stier (25 Nov 1944 - 13 Dec 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-365 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 each one below.
4 leaf clover and sword