|Ordered||7 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||9 Nov 1941||Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 481)|
|Launched||21 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Feb 1943||Oblt. Ludwig Franz|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 5 September 1944 in the Kara Sea north-east of Kravkova Island, in position 75.51N, 89.27E, by depth charges from the Soviet minesweeper T-116. 51 dead (all hands lost).
Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).
The wreck of the boat was discovered in the Kara Sea in 2015. See Kara Sea Search Expedition ends mission for info on the mission.
U-362 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Werwolf (23 Feb 1944 - 27 Feb 1944)
Donner (11 Apr 1944 - 12 Apr 1944)
Trutz (16 May 1944 - 31 May 1944)
Grimm (31 May 1944 - 6 Jun 1944)
Greif (3 Aug 1944 - 5 Sep 1944)
Attacks on this boat and other events
11 Apr 1944
The boat was attacked by a Martlet aircraft in the Norwegian Sea and damaged so severely that she had to return to base.
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-362 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Lion and Swords