List of all U-boats

U-210

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered16 Oct 1939
Laid down15 Mar 1941 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 639)
Launched23 Dec 1941
Commissioned21 Feb 1942Kptlt. Rudolf Lemcke
Commanders
21 Feb 1942 - 6 Aug 1942  KrvKpt. Rudolf Lemcke
Career
1 patrol
21 Feb 1942-31 Jul 1942  5. Flottille (training)
1 Aug 1942-6 Aug 1942  9. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 6 Aug, 1942 in the North Atlantic south of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 54.24N, 34.37W, by ramming, depth charges and gunfire from the Canadian destroyer HMCS Assiniboine. 6 dead and 37 survivors.

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Wolfpack operations

U-210 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Pirat (29 Jul 1942 - 3 Aug 1942)
   Steinbrinck (3 Aug 1942 - 6 Aug 1942)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-210 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.


Lobster

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay