List of all U-boats

U-794

Type

XVIIA

 
Ordered7 Aug 1942
Laid down1 Feb 1943 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 718)
Launched7 Oct 1943
Commissioned14 Nov 1943Oblt. Werner Klug
Commanders
14 Nov 1943 - 31 Aug 1944  Oblt. Werner Klug
1 Sep 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Philipp Becker
Career
No patrols
14 Nov 1943-30 Nov 1943  5. Flottille (trial boat)
1 Dec 1943-14 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (trial boat)
15 Feb 1945-5 May 1945  5. Flottille (trial boat)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Used for trials and scuttled on May 5 1945 in Gelting Bay. Later raised and broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-794 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 Running Devil - U-552

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel