|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||7 Apr 1942||Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 823)|
|Launched||8 May 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1943||Oblt. Harald Muhs|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 2 May 1944 in the Norwegian Sea east of Jan Mayen Island, in position 70.32N, 04.37E, by rockets from a Swordfish aircraft (842 Sqn FAA/B) of the British escort carrier HMS Fencer. 49 dead (all hands lost).
U-674 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Werwolf (23 Feb 1944 - 28 Feb 1944)
Boreas (4 Mar 1944 - 5 Mar 1944)
Orkan (5 Mar 1944 - 10 Mar 1944)
Hammer (10 Mar 1944 - 4 Apr 1944)
Donner & Keil (20 Apr 1944 - 2 May 1944)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-674 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Elf with Jar