List of all U-boats




Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down19 Jul 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1652)
Launched16 Sep 1944
Commissioned19 Oct 1944Oblt. Otto Niethmann
19 Oct 1944 - 19 Mar 1945  Oblt. Otto Niethmann
20 Mar 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Schley
No patrols
19 Oct 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Travemünde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from the boat

21 Jan 1945
One man died in an accident. [Maschinengefreiter Rudi Grötzschel]

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

Media links

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel