|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||13 Sep 1943||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1097)|
|Launched||5 Apr 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1944||Kptlt. Friedrich Brauecker|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 13 May 1945 at Shelburne, Canada, in position 43.32N, 65.12W (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Halifax on the 14th. Transferred to the US Navy on 10 Jan, 1946. Scuttled at the end of 1947, after being used for torpedo trials off New England.
General notes on this boat
13 May 1945.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-889 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.