List of all U-boats

U-967

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down16 May 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 167)
Launched4 Feb 1943
Commissioned11 Mar 1943Ltnt. Herbert Loeder
Commanders
11 Mar 1943 - Apr, 1944  Oblt. Herbert Loeder
Apr, 1944 - 1 Jul 1944  KrvKpt. Albrecht Brandi (Knights Cross)
2 Jul 1944 - 11 Aug 1944  Oblt. Heinz-Eugen Eberbach
Career
3 patrols
11 Mar 1943-30 Sep 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1943-29 Feb 1944  6. Flottille (active service)
1 Mar 1944-11 Aug 1944  29. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,300 tons
Fate

Scuttled on 11 Aug 1944 in the Mediterranean at Toulon, France. 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.

See the 1 ships hit by U-967 - View the 3 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-967 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Siegfried (25 Oct 1943 - 27 Oct 1943)
   Siegfried 1 (27 Oct 1943 - 30 Oct 1943)
   Körner (30 Oct 1943 - 2 Nov 1943)
   Tirpitz 2 (2 Nov 1943 - 8 Nov 1943)
   Eisenhart 4 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
   Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)

Attacks on this boat and other events

21 Nov 1943
At 06.12 hrs the boat fought off a "Halifax" aircraft with flak. This was probably B-24 Liberator A for Able from 53 Sqdn RAF, pilot W/C H.R.A. Edwards, AFC), escorting convoy SL 139, which was unable to attack because its Leigh Light failed. (Sources: Franks/Zimmerman)

30 Nov 1943
While inbound in the Bay of Biscay an unidentified aircraft attacked the boat, which again escaped unharmed. The boat put into St. Nazaire the next day. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 441)

2 recorded attacks on this boat.

Men lost from the boat

12 Oct 1943
The boat lost a man overboard in the North Atlantic on 12 October. [Mechnikergfreiter Hans Brackert]

  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.


7 and Clover

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


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