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Ordered8 Jun 1942
Laid down19 Jul 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1588)
Launched16 Feb 1944
Commissioned4 May 1944Oblt. Gerhard Stoelker
4 May 1944 - 13 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Gerhard Stoelker
2 patrols
4 May 1944-30 Nov 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Dec 1944-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,198 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 8,262 GRT

Surrendered on 13 May 1945 at Loch Eriboll, Scotland (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Lisahally, Northern Ireland.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 3 January, 1946 at 55.31N x 07.30W by unknown causes.

Final location

See the 2 ships hit by U-825 - View the 2 war patrols

Previously recorded fate

  • Surrendered at Portland on May 10, 1945.

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat

This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in November 1944.

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-825 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.

Octopus and Ship

Media links

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris
($ 58.77)

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

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

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