|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||23 Aug 1941||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 606)|
|Launched||12 May 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Jul 1942||Oblt. Werner Winkler|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,894 GRT|
Sunk 6 May, 1943 in the North Atlantic north-east of Newfoundland, in position 52.31N, 44.50W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Vidette. 47 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, October 1991).
Left Kiel on 18 March, 1943.
Last radio message received on 17 April.
Previously recorded fate
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-630 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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