|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||24 Oct 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 678)|
|Launched||2 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Oct 1943||Oblt. Ruprecht Fischer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Loch Eriboll, Scotland on 14 May 1945 (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Attacks on this boat and other events
25 Jul 1944
Two Norwegian Mosquito aircraft (Sqdn 333, E/F) attacked the boat killing 1 and wounding 7 men. The boat aborted to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 598)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-244 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.