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Ordered25 May 1941
Laid down7 Sep 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 183)
Launched12 May 1943
Commissioned16 Jun 1943Ltnt. Hans-Heinrich Reimers
16 Jun 1943 - 8 Sep 1943   Hans Reimers
No patrols
16 Jun 1943-8 Sep 1943  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sank on 8 September 1943 in the Baltic Sea north of Leba, in position 54.56N, 17.14E, after a collision with U-988. 5 dead and 38 survivors.

Loss position

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-983 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth