|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||17 Aug 1942||H C Stülcken Sohn, Hamburg (werk 786)|
|Launched||5 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Sep 1943||Ltnt. Wolf-Harald Schüer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 5 May 1945 at Heligoland, Germany.
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Previously recorded fate
- Surrendered at Wilhelmshaven, Germany on 8 May, 1945.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-720 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.