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Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down21 Dec 1942 Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 831)
Launched7 Mar 1944
Commissioned17 Apr 1944Ltnt. Sven Thienemann
17 Apr 1944 - 11 Mar 1945  Oblt. (R) Sven Thienemann
No patrols
17 Apr 1944-30 Nov 1944  31. Flottille (training)
1 Dec 1944-1 Feb 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
1 Feb 1945-11 Mar 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 11 March 1945 at the repair quay of the Howaldtswerke shipyard in Hamburg, in position 53.32N, 09.57E, by bombs during a US air raid (8th AF).

Wreck raised in July/August 1945, taken to Blankenese and broken up.

Loss position

Attacks on this boat and other events

28 Dec 1944
U-682 was badly damaged during an air raid on the Norwegian port of Horten.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-682 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.


Media links

U-Boat Adventures

Wiggins, Melanie

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

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