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Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down1 Jul 1941 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 598)
Launched19 Mar 1942
Commissioned14 May 1942Oblt. Horst-Thilo Queck
14 May 1942 - 24 Jul 1943  Kptlt. Horst-Thilo Queck (German Cross in Gold)
4 patrols
14 May 1942-1 Oct 1942  8. Flottille (training)
2 Oct 1942-31 May 1943  11. Flottille (active service)
1 Jun 1943-24 Jul 1943  13. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk at 1353hrs on 24 July 1943 at the Standveis quay in Trondheim, by bombs during a US air raid (8th AF). No casualties.

Raised on 20 April 1944 and docked, but not repaired. Wreck captured by British forces in May 1945 and broken up.

Loss position

View the 4 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-622 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Nordwind (24 Jan 1943 - 28 Jan 1943)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-622 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.

The Polar Bear - 11th Flotilla

A Shark biting a Torpedo

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

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

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay

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