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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down2 Sep 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1176)
Launched5 Nov 1944
Commissioned5 Jan 1945Oblt. Rolf Lindschau
5 Jan 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Rolf Lindschau
No patrols
5 Jan 1945-30 Apr 1945  4. Flottille (training)
1 May 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Departed Oslo 3 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 7 June.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Became the British submarine N 41. Used for tests. Broken up at Newport, Wales in November 1949.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3017 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

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

Knight on Shield

Media links

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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