|Ordered||7 Jul 1944|
|Laid down||14 Nov 1944||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 948)|
|Launched||19 Jan 1945|
|Commissioned||7 Feb 1945||Oblt. Manfred Schneider|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Kristiansand Süd, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Norway in October 1948. Became the Norwegian submarine KNM Knerter. Used for storage by the Royal Norwegian Yacht Club from 14 Apr 1950. Stricken in 1954 and broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-4706 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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