List of all U-boats

U-710

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down4 Jun 1941 H C Stülcken Sohn, Hamburg (werk 774)
Launched12 May 1942
Commissioned2 Sep 1942Oblt. Dietrich von Carlowitz
Commanders
2 Sep 1942 - 24 Apr 1943  Oblt. Dietrich von Carlewitz
Career
1 patrol
2 Sep 1942-1 Apr 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Apr 1943-24 Apr 1943  7. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 24 April, 1943 south of Iceland, in position 61.25N, 19.48W, by depth charges from a British B-17 Fortress aircraft (Sqdn. 206/D). 49 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-710 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.


The Olympic Rings - Crew 36

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