U-boat Crew Casualties
These pages contain a compilation of all known losses of life and injuries on U-boats that either survived the incident or were taken out of commission shortly afterwards.
There were 589 casualties on active service in the 244 incidents we have listed here. Of these, 240 were men killed in action or otherwise, while 349 were men wounded, most probably seriously.
One of the more common causes of loss was man overboard which proved fatal in 46 incidents listed here.
This listing is practically complete, but we have not included all cases of injury, particularly minor ones or those where perhaps only 1-2 men suffered light wounds.
You can also view the data categorized by the U-boats involved.
Losses by year
This set of pages is generated from our new Attacks on U-boats database.