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