List of all U-boats

U-749

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down28 Sep 1942 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1559)
Launched10 Jun 1943
Commissioned14 Aug 1943Cdr. Longhi (Italian)
Commanders
29 Sep 1943 - 31 Dec 1943  Oblt. Rupprecht Fishler, Graf von Treuberg
1 Jan 1944 - Nov, 1944  Oblt. Ernst Fischer
Dec, 1944 - 4 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Huisgen
Career
No patrols
1 Sep 1943-1 Apr 1945  24. Flottille (training)
1 Apr 1945-4 Apr 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 4 April, 1945 at Germaniawerft dockyard 4 in Kiel, by US bombs. 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.

Loss position

Renamed S 7 after being transferred to Italy in exchange for transport vessels. Reverted to Germany as U-749 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-749 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.


Children's Figure

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel