List of all U-boats
|Ordered||6 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||12 Feb 1941||Flender Werke AG, Lübeck (werk 301)|
|Launched||25 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||9 May 1942||Oblt. Willy-Roderich Körner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 21 January 1943 in the Mediterranean Sea west of Bonifacio, Corsica, in position 41.27N, 07.04E by torpedoes from the British submarine HMS Sahib. 45 dead and 1 survivor.
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk 17 Jan, 1944 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 49.39N, 20.10W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Wanderer and the British frigate HMS Glenarm.
Notes. This attack was responsible for the sinking of U-377.
U-301 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Panther (11 Oct 1942 - 16 Oct 1942)
Puma (16 Oct 1942 - 26 Oct 1942)
Südwärts (24 Oct 1942 - 26 Oct 1942)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-301 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.
Bird and U-boat
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