List of all U-boats

U-675

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down9 Apr 1942 Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 824)
Launched8 May 1943
Commissioned14 Jul 1943Oblt. Karl-Heinz Sammler
Commanders
14 Jul 1943 - 24 May 1944  Oblt. Karl-Heinz Sammler
Career
1 patrol
14 Jul 1943-30 Apr 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 May 1944-24 May 1944  6. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 24 May, 1944 west of Alesund, in position 62.27N, 03.04E, by depth charges from a British Sunderland aircraft (Sqdn. 4/R). 51 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-675 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


U-boat and Aword

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel