|Ordered||7 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||15 Aug 1941||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 663)|
|Launched||8 May 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Sep 1943||Oblt. Hans Steen|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
General notes on this boat
U-233 left Kiel, Germany on 27 May, 1944 for a planned mine-laying patrol outside of Halifax.Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-233 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Man with Ladder - Chimneysweep