|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||17 Feb 1943||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1081)|
|Launched||11 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||1 Mar 1944||Kptlt. Friedrich Steinhoff|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Portsmouth, New Hampshire on 16 May 1945 (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Broken up after trials in 1948.
Attacks on this boat and other events
29 Jul 1944
During an air raid on Bremen, Germany on 29 July the boat was damaged and 4 men were wounded. One of them died in December 1944. [Matrosenhauptgefreiter Fritz Grusa]
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
19 May 1945
Its former commander, Kptlt. Friedrich Steinhoff, committed suicide while being kept in a street prison in Boston, USA instead of a POW camp.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -