List of all U-boats
|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 176)|
|Launched||25 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||5 May 1943||Oblt. Raimund Tiesler|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 25 March 1944 in the Bay of Biscay south-west of St. Nazaire, in position 46.50N, 02.41,5W, by gunfire from two British Mosquito aircraft (248 Sqn RAF/L & I). 4 dead and 49 survivors.
U-976 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Coronel 1 (14 Dec 1943 - 17 Dec 1943)
Amrum (18 Dec 1943 - 23 Dec 1943)
Rügen 4 (23 Dec 1943 - 28 Dec 1943)
Rügen 6 (28 Dec 1943 - 2 Jan 1944)
Rügen 5 (2 Jan 1944 - 7 Jan 1944)
Rügen (7 Jan 1944 - 26 Jan 1944)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-976 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.
The Snorting Bull - U-47
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