List of all U-boats

U-958

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered10 Apr 1941
Laid down10 Mar 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 158)
Launched21 Nov 1942
Commissioned14 Jan 1943Oblt. Gerhard Groth
Commanders
14 Jan 1943 - 25 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Gerhard Groth
26 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Friedrich Stege
Career
3 patrols
14 Jan 1943-31 Jul 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 Aug 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (active service)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 40 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 720 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 40 GRT
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up in 1947.

Final location

See the 3 ships hit by U-958 - View the 3 war patrols

Attacks on this boat and other events

26 May 1944
One man died and two were wounded in an attack by two Mosquito aircraft (RAF Sqdn 333/N/E). [Maschinenobergefreiter Herbert Frank]

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from the boat

26 May 1944
One man died and two were wounded in an attack by two Mosquito aircraft (RAF Sqdn 333/N/E). [Maschinenobergefreiter Herbert Frank]

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

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


Three Axes

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel