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Ordered7 Jul 1944
Laid down3 Jan 1945 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 954)
Launched1 Mar 1945
Commissioned3 Apr 1945Oblt. Karl-Heinz Rohlfing
3 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Karl-Heinz Rohlfing
No patrols
3 Apr 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Germaniawerft, Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-4712 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

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