List of all U-boats




Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down21 Nov 1942 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 493)
Launched24 Sep 1943
Commissioned19 Nov 1943Oblt. Karl Nielsen
19 Nov 1943 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Karl Nielsen
12 patrols
19 Nov 1943-31 Jul 1944  4. Flottille (training)
1 Aug 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (active service)
16 Feb 1945-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
Successes2 warships sunk, total tonnage 832 tons

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. Wreck broken up in 1948.

Final location

See the 2 ships hit by U-370 - View the 12 war patrols

Men lost from the boat

23 Sep 1944
In the Baltic Sea a man was washed overboard. [Matrosengefreiter Erwin Stiegeler]

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

U-boat Emblems

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

Fencing Hands

Media links

U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor
(£ 38.25)

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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