|Ordered||7 Jul 1944|
|Laid down||28 Oct 1944||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 944)|
|Launched||20 Dec 1944|
|Commissioned||12 Jan 1945||Oblt. Edgar Seeliger|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 5 May 1945 at Gelting Bay in position 54.48N, 09.49E. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-4702 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.