List of all U-boats

U-649

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered10 Apr 1941
Laid down12 Jan 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 625)
Launched30 Sep 1942
Commissioned19 Nov 1942Oblt. Raimund Tiesler
Commanders
19 Nov 1942 - 24 Feb 1943   Raimund Tiesler
Career
No patrols
19 Nov 1942-24 Feb 1943  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sank 24 Feb, 1943 in the Baltic Sea, in position 55.15N, 17.15E after a collision with U-232. 35 dead and 11 survivors.

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-649 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel