|Ordered||25 May 1941|
|Laid down||7 Sep 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 184)|
|Launched||12 May 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Jun 1943||Oblt. Heinz Sieder (Knights Cross)|
|Successes||1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,240 GRT|
3 ships a total loss, total tonnage 21,550 GRT
1 warship a total loss, total tonnage 1,300 tons
Sunk 20 Aug, 1944 in the Bay of Biscay west of Brest, in position 48.16N, 05.33W, by depth charges from the Canadian destroyers HMCS Ottawa, HMCS Kootenay and HMCS Chaudiere. 45 dead (all hands lost).
U-984 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Rügen (14 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944)
Stürmer (26 Jan 1944 - 3 Feb 1944)
Igel 1 (3 Feb 1944 - 17 Feb 1944)
Dragoner (22 May 1944 - 27 May 1944)
Attacks on this boat and other events
8 Jun 1944
The boat was bombed by an unidentified Allied aircraft sometime between 6 June and 9 June, and returned to base 9 June. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 586)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
22 Jan 1944
A man was lost overboard in the North Atlantic. [Maschinenobergefreiter Hermann Keller]
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
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Coat of Arms of Kufstein