List of all U-boats

U-876

Type

IXD2

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down5 Jun 1943 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1084)
Launched29 Feb 1944
Commissioned24 May 1944Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
Commanders
24 May 1944 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
Career
No patrols
24 May 1944-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Damaged by British bombs on 9 April 1945,

Scuttled at Eckernförde on 3 May 1945. Broken up in 1947. (Axel Niestlé, January 1991).

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-876 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