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Ordered7 Jul 1944
Laid down1 Mar 1945 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 952)
Launched14 Apr 1945
Commissioned1 May 1945Oblt. Ludwig Ferdinand von Friedeburg
1 May 1945 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Ludwig-Ferdinand von Friedeburg
No patrols
1 May 1945-5 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. 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-4710 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

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

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel