List of all U-boats

U-148

Type

IID

 
Ordered25 Sep 1939
Laid down10 Apr 1940 Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 277)
Launched16 Nov 1940
Commissioned28 Dec 1940Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Radke
Commanders
28 Dec 1940 - 14 Sep 1941  Oblt. Hans-Jürgen Radke
15 Sep 1941 - 15 Jan 1942  Oblt. Eberhard Mohr
16 Jan 1942 - 19 Oct 1942  Oblt. Heinz Franke (Knights Cross)
20 Oct 1942 - 18 Jan 1943   Herbert Brüninghaus
19 Jan 1943 - 15 Dec 1943  Oblt. Goske von Möllendorff
30 Nov 1943 - 15 Dec 1944  Oblt. Heinz Schaeffer
16 Dec 1944 - 2 May 1945  Oblt. Renko Tammen
Career
No patrols
28 Dec 1940-30 Sep 1941  24. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1941-1 Mar 1945  21. Flottille (school boat)
1 Mar 1945-2 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 2 May 1945 in the Raederschleuse at Wilhelmshaven. Wreck broken up, date unknown.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-148 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

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


Cat-like Creature in Circle

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel