|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||23 Apr 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 667)|
|Launched||17 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||30 Jan 1943||Oblt. Hubert Nordheimer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 14 May 1943 inside pontoon No. 5 of the Germaniawerft shipyard in Kiel, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF).
Raised on 26 May 1943, repaired and returned to service on 8 October 1943.
Sunk on 4 April 1945 at the fitting out quay of Germaniawerft dockyard in Kiel, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF). 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Men lost from the boat
19 Oct 1944
A crew member fell overboard during exercises in the Baltic Sea and could not be found by the U-boat despite a search for several hours. Obermaschinist Paul Volkmann drowned.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
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