List of all U-boats
|Ordered||21 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||17 Dec 1942||Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 157)|
|Launched||23 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||17 Feb 1944||Oblt. Johann Buttjer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 8 April 1945 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 49.58N, 11.51W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Calder and HMS Bentinck. 44 dead (all hands lost).
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in March 1945 but it was of course installed prior to that date.
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-774 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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