List of all U-boats

U-4709

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered7 Jul 1944
Laid down1 Dec 1944 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 951)
Launched8 Feb 1945
Commissioned3 Mar 1945Oblt. Paul Berkemann
Commanders
3 Mar 1945 - 4 May 1945  Oblt. Paul Berkemann
Career
No patrols
3 Mar 1945-4 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 4 May 1945 at Germaniawerft, Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-4709 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

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


Three Monkeys

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth