List of all U-boats

U-930

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down20 Apr 1943 Neptun Werft AG, Rostock (werk 517)
Launched
Commissioned6 Dec 1944Oblt. Kurt Mohr
Commanders
6 Dec 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Kurt Mohr
Career
No patrols
6 Dec 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 to Loch Ryan 30 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 29 Dec, 1945 in position 55.20N, 07.35W by gunfire from the British destroyer HMS Onslow.

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-930 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


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