Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack


74 commissioned U-boats

TypeBoats WerkBuilt during
VIIBU-73 - U-764 boats1- 41938
VIICU-77 - U-826 boats5- 101939
VIICU-132 - U-1365 boats11- 151939
VIICU-251 - U-29141 boats16- 561939
VIIC/41U-292 - U-3009 boats57- 651941
VIIC/41U-1271 - U-12799 boats66- 741942

The first U-boat launched by Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft in Bremen-Vegesack was the U-73 on 27 Jul 1940, but the last U-boat launched was the U-1278 on 15 Apr 1944. This refers to U-boats that were actually commissioned into the Kriegsmarine.

U-boats that had been laid down

The following boats were laid down but not finished by the yard:
U-1280, U-1281, U-1282

U-boat ordered but not laid down by this yard

TypeBoats WerkOrderedNotes
VIIC/41U-1283 - U-12919 boats78- 861942 
VIIC/42U-1292 - U-12976 boats87- 921943 
XXIU-3101 - U-3295195 boats913- 11071944Planned for construction in the huge U-boat bunker Valentin near Bremen. 


Of those 213 contracts not finished by Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft in Bremen-Vegesack, 3 had been laid down before the war ended.

U-boat Shipyards