|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||20 Aug 1942||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1558)|
|Launched||13 May 1943|
|Commissioned||31 Jul 1943||Cdr. Mario Arillo (Italian)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Given to Italy in exchange for transport submarines and renamed S 5. On 10 September 1943 taken over by the Kriegsmarine at Gotenhafen after the Italian surrender and commissioned as U-748 on 6 October 1943.
Scuttled on 5 May 1945 near Rendsburg in the Kaiser-Wilhelm-Canal, in position 54.21N, 09.46E. Wreck raised in June 1945 and broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-748 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.