|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||19 Aug 1942||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1557)|
|Launched||13 May 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Jul 1943||Cdr. Rigoli (Italian)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Destroyed 1 April, 1945 in Hamburg, by US bombs.
Renamed S 3 after being transferred to Italy in exchange for transport vessels. Reverted to Germany as U-747 after the Italian capitulation.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-747 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.