Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven
27 commissioned U-boats
|Type||Boats|| ||Werk||Built during|
|VIIC||U-751 - U-768||18 boats ||134 - 151 ||1939 - 1943|
|VIIC||U-771 - U-779||9 boats ||154 - 162||1941 - 1944|
The first U-boat launched by Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW) in Wilhelmshaven was the U-751 on 16 Nov 1940, but the last U-boat launched was the U-779 on 17 Jun 1944. 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-780, U-781, U-782
U-boat ordered but not laid down by this yard
|VIIC||U-769 - U-770||2 boats ||152 - 153 ||1940||This boat (and its sister boat the U-770) were hit during an air raid on Wilhelmshaven on 27 Jan, 1943. Due to the amount of damage sustained their werk numbers (152 and 153) were given to other boats and they assigned new ones. |
|VIIC/42||U-783 - U-790||8 boats ||168 - 175 ||1943|| |
|VIIC/42||U-1901 - U-1904||4 boats ||176 - 179||1943|| |
Of those 17
contracts not finished by Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW) in Wilhelmshaven, 3
had been laid down before the war ended.