List of all U-boats

U-670

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down25 Nov 1941 Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 819)
Launched15 Dec 1942
Commissioned26 Jan 1943Oblt. Guido Hyronimus
Commanders
27 Jan 1943 - 20 Aug 1943  Oblt. Guido Hyronimus
Career
No patrols
26 Jan 1943-20 Aug 1943  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sank at 2330hrs on 20 August 1943 in the Baltic Sea north-east of Hela, in position 54.50N, 19.15E, after a collision with the German target ship Bolkoburg. 21 dead and 22 survivors.

Loss position

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-670 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