List of all U-boats

U-958

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered10 Apr 1941
Laid down10 Mar 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 158)
Launched21 Nov 1942
Commissioned14 Jan 1943Oblt. Gerhard Groth
Commanders
14 Jan 1943 - 25 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Gerhard Groth
26 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Friedrich Stege
Career
3 patrols
14 Jan 1943-31 Jul 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 Aug 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (active service)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 40 GRT
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 720 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 40 GRT
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up in 1947.

Final location

See the 3 ships hit by U-958 - View the 3 war patrols

Attacks on this boat and other events

26 May 1944
One man died and two were wounded in an attack by two Mosquito aircraft (RAF Sqdn 333/N/E). [Maschinenobergefreiter Herbert Frank]

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from the boat

26 May 1944
One man died and two were wounded in an attack by two Mosquito aircraft (RAF Sqdn 333/N/E). [Maschinenobergefreiter Herbert Frank]

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

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


Three Axes

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay