|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||20 Jun 1942||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1051)|
|Launched||18 Jan 1943|
|Commissioned||1 May 1943||Kptlt. Udo Behrens|
|Successes||1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,039 GRT|
Sunk on 10 March 1944 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 48.20N, 20.33W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Forester, the Canadian destroyer HMCS St. Laurent, the Canadian corvette HMCS Owen Sound and the Canadian frigate HMCS Swansea. 10 dead and 45 survivors.
Attacks on this boat and other events
14 Feb 1944
One man died and another was wounded in an air attack in which a British B-24 Liberator (RAF Sqdn 10, pilot A. P. V. Cheater) dropped eight depth charges. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 559)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
14 Feb 1944
One man died and another was wounded in an air attack in which a British B-24 Liberator (RAF Sqdn 10, pilot A. P. V. Cheater) dropped eight depth charges.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
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