List of all U-boats




Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down24 Aug 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 182)
Launched29 Apr 1943
Commissioned10 Jun 1943Oblt. Edmund Grochowiak
10 Jun 1943 - 11 Apr 1944   Edmund Grochowiak
12 Apr 1944 - 15 Jul 1944  Oblt. Ernst-Werner Schwirley
16 Jul 1944 - 9 Apr 1945  Oblt. Curt Hartmann
1 patrol
10 Jun 1943-31 Jan 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1944-1 Jul 1944  6. Flottille (active service)
1 Jul 1944-28 Feb 1945  24. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1945-9 Apr 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Destroyed on 9 April 1945 at Hamburg-Finkenwerder in box No.5 of U-boat pen Fink II, in position 53.32,6N, 09.51,3E, by bombs during a British air raid (RAF Bomber Command). No casualties. Wreck broken up.

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-982 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.


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