List of all U-boats

U-827

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered8 Jun 1942
Laid down7 Aug 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1590)
Launched9 Mar 1944
Commissioned25 May 1944Kptlt. Wilhelm Hunck
Commanders
25 May 1944 - Mar, 1945  Kptlt. Wilhelm Hunck
26 Apr 1945 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Kurt Baberg (German Cross in Gold)
Career
No patrols
25 May 1944-28 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Flensburg Fjord. Wreck broken up in 1948.

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-827 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel