List of all U-boats

U-876

Type

IXD2

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down5 Jun 1943 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1084)
Launched29 Feb 1944
Commissioned24 May 1944Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
Commanders
24 May 1944 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
Career
No patrols
24 May 1944-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Damaged by British bombs on 9 April 1945,

Scuttled at Eckernförde on 3 May 1945. Broken up in 1947. (Axel Niestlé, January 1991).

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

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-876 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel