|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||10 Jun 1941||Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 814)|
|Launched||9 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||22 Jul 1942||Ltnt. Hans-Jürgen Haupt|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,134 GRT|
Sunk 22 March, 1943 in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 48.04N, 10.26W, by depth charges from a British Whitley aircraft (Sqdn. 10 OTU/Q). 46 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, May 1992).
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-665 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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