|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||8 Aug 1941||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 603)|
|Launched||29 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||18 Jun 1942||Kptlt. Robert Kindelbacher|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Left Kiel, Germany on 15 Oct, 1942.
Sunk 27 Oct, 1942 south of Iceland, in position 59.14N, 22.49W, by depth charges from a British Fortress aircraft (Sqdn. 206/F). 44 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-627 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.