Canary Islands - Madeira
The first boat to be sunk here was the U-131 (KrvKpt. Arend Baumann) on 17 Dec, 1941. The last
one to be sunk was the U-154 (Oblt. Gerth Gemeiner) on 3 July, 1944.
U-boats lost around the Canary Islands during WWII
Click on any marker to see the boat's number. Left double-click to zoom-in. Right double-click to zoom-out.
13 German U-boats lost in the Canary Islands - Madeira area during the war.
U-167 was raised in 1951 and used comercially for filming, before finally being broken up. The story how its interned crew escaped back to France should not be missed.