List of all U-boats




Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down28 Oct 1942 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 384)
Launched26 May 1943
Commissioned11 Aug 1943Oblt. Karl Kölzer
11 Aug 1943 - 19 Jan 1944  Oblt. Karl Kölzer
20 Jan 1944 - 3 Apr 1945  Oblt. Paul Ackermann
1 patrol
11 Aug 1943-30 Jun 1944  4. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1944-30 Nov 1944  10. Flottille (active service)
1 Dec 1944-3 Apr 1945  33. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 3 April 1945 at Kiel Buoy 'A 7' by bombs from US aircraft (8th USAAF). 7 dead and 11 survivors.

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from the boat

25 Sep 1944
One man was lost overboard from the boat. It seems that he jumped overboard in the North Atlantic after a punishment for sleeping on the watch. [Matrosengefreiter Emil-Heinz Motyl]

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.

Cat times 3

Media links

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth

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