|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||1 Jan 1942||Stettiner Maschinenbau AG, Stettin (werk 14)|
|Launched||9 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1944||Oblt. Hans Schrenk|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Stavanger, Norway on 15 May 1945.
Transferred to Lisahally, Northern Ireland on 27 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 April 1945 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-901 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.
U-901 - Viking ship