List of all U-boats

U-928

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down5 Jan 1943 Neptun Werft AG, Rostock (werk 515)
Launched15 Apr 1944
Commissioned11 Jul 1944Oblt. Hellmut Stähler
Commanders
11 Jul 1944 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Hellmut Stähler
Career
No patrols
11 Jul 1944-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred from Bergen (Norway) to Loch Ryan 30 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 16 Dec, 1945 in position 56.06N, 10.05W.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-928 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Sea Devil

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel