List of all U-boats

U-822

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down29 Oct 1941 Oderwerke AG, Stettin (werk 822)
Launched20 Feb 1944
Commissioned1 Jul 1944Oblt. Josef Elsinghorst
Commanders
1 Jul 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Josef Elsinghorst
Career
No patrols
1 Jul 1944-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 at Wesermünde, in position 53.32N, 08.35E. Wreck broken up in 1948.

Final location

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-822 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth