Shipyards

Blohm & Voss, Hamburg

224 commissioned U-boats


TypeBoats WerkBuilt during
VIICU-551 - U-650100 boats 527 - 626 1939 - 1942
VIICU-951 - U-99444 boats 151 - 194 1941 - 1943
VIIC/41U-995 195 1941 - 1943
VIIC/41U-997 - U-101014 boats 197 - 210 1941 - 1944
VIIC/41U-1013 - U-102513 boats 213 - 225 1942 - 1945
XVIIAU-792 - U-7932 boats 455 - 456 1942 - 1944
XVIIBU-1405 - U-14073 boats 255 - 257 1943 - 1945
XXIU-2501 - U-253131 boats 2501 - 2531 1943 - 1945
XXIU-2533 - U-25364 boats 2533 - 2536 1943 - 1945
XXIU-2538 - U-25469 boats 2538 - 2546 1943 - 1945
XXIU-2548 2548 1943 - 1945
XXIU-2551 - U-25522 boats 2551 - 25521943 - 1945

The first U-boat launched by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg was the U-551 on 14 Sep 1940, but the last U-boat launched was the U-2551 on 31 Mar 1945. This refers to U-boats that were actually commissioned into the Kriegsmarine.

U-boats that had been laid down

The following boats were laid down but not finished by the yard:
U-996, U-1011, U-1012, U-1026, U-1027, U-1028, U-1029 , U-1030, U-1031, U-1032, U-1408, U-1409, U-1410, U-2532 , U-2537, U-2547, U-2549, U-2550, U-2553, U-2554, U-2555 , U-2556, U-2557, U-2558, U-2559, U-2560, U-2561, U-2562 , U-2563, U-2564


U-boat ordered but not laid down by this yard

TypeBoats WerkOrderedNotes
VIIC/41U-1033 - U-105018 boats 233 - 250 1942 
VIIC/41U-1401 - U-14044 boats 251 - 254 1943 
VIIC/41U-1417 - U-14226 boats 267 - 272 1943 
VIIC/41U-1435 - U-14395 boats 285 - 289 1943 
VIIC/42U-1423 - U-143412 boats 273 - 284 1943 
VIIC/42U-1440 - U-146324 boats 290 - 313 1943 
XVIIBU-1411 - U-14166 boats 261 - 266 1943 
XXIU-2565 - U-2762198 boats 2565 - 2762 1943Sections partially completed, keels not laid down. 
XXVIWU-4501 - U-4600100 boats 4501 - 46001944No keels laid, only prefabricated sections in development. 

Summary

Of those 403 contracts not finished by Blohm & Voss in Hamburg, 30 had been laid down and 9 of those had been launched before the war ended.

U-boat Shipyards