List of all U-boats
|Ordered||7 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||26 Jun 1941||Flender Werke AG, Lübeck (werk 304)|
|Launched||13 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||5 Aug 1942||Ltnt. Heinz Koch|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 28 May 1943 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell, in position 54.50N, 37.20W, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (120 Sqn RAF/E). 46 dead (all hands lost).
U-304 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Without name (7 May 1943 - 10 May 1943)
Isar (10 May 1943 - 15 May 1943)
Donau 1 (15 May 1943 - 26 May 1943)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-304 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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