|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||28 Sep 1942||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1559)|
|Launched||10 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Aug 1943||Cdr. Longhi (Italian)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Given to Italy in exchange for transport submarines and renamed S 7. On 10 September 1943 taken over by the Kriegsmarine at Gotenhafen after the Italian surrender and commissioned as U-749 on 29 September 1943.
Sunk on 4 April 1945 in the Germaniawerft shipyard at Kiel, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF). 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Wreck broken up.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-749 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.