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U-497

This boat was not commissioned into the Kriegsmarine.

However she had been ordered and was, at least at one time, planned for commission.

U-boat

U-497

TypeXIV
Cancelled 
Suspended 
Launched 
Laid down 
Ordered14 Dec 1943
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel
Werk747
 Laid down in 1944. Construction cancelled on 23 Sept, 1944. Broken up.

* Contracts originally signed 22 Sept, 1942 to Deutsche Werke, Kiel. Moved to Germaniawerft in 1943.

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