|Ordered||6 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||21 Feb 1942||Neptun Werft AG, Rostock (werk 510)|
|Launched||7 Aug 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Oct 1943||Ltnt. Heinz Frömmer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 9 February 1945 in the Baltic Sea in the Bay of Kiel, in position 54.31N, 10.18E, by an air-laid mine in the British field Forgetmenot. 48 dead (all hands lost).
U-923 left Travemünde on 6 February 1945 for transfer passage to Kiel and was posted as missing when it failed to arrive on 9 February. The bodies of three crew members washed ashore on the Danish island of Aerø on 11 February. Its wreck was discovered during clearance work in 1952, partly raised in January 1953 and broken up.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-923 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.