|Ordered||21 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||22 Jan 1943||Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 158)|
|Launched||11 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||23 Mar 1944||Oblt. Erich Taschenmacher|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,926 GRT|
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,300 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 6,991 GRT
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Trondheim, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 29 May 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in November 1944 but it was of course installed prior to that date.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-775 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.
Hammer and Gauntlet