List of all U-boats

U-999

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down19 Dec 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 199)
Launched17 Sep 1943
Commissioned21 Oct 1943Oblt. Hermann Hansen
Commanders
21 Oct 1943 - 15 Jul 1944  Oblt. (R) Hermann Hansen
16 Jul 1944 - Nov, 1944  Oblt. Wilhelm Peters
Nov, 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Wolfgang Heibges
Career
1 patrol
21 Oct 1943-31 May 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 Jun 1944-30 Jun 1944  6. Flottille (active service)
1 Jul 1944-28 Feb 1945  24. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 at Gelting Bay.

Final location

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-999 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Fish and Heart with Rüm Hart

Cat and a Bottle

Media links


U-Boat Adventures

Wiggins, Melanie


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