|Ordered||7 Jul 1944|
|Laid down||9 Nov 1944||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 946)|
|Launched||13 Feb 1945|
|Commissioned||14 Mar 1945||Ltnt. Gerhard Franceschi|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 5 May 1945 at Hörup Haff in position 54.53N, 09.50E. 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-4704 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.