List of all U-boats

U-276

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered10 Apr 1941
Laid down24 Feb 1942 Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 41)
Launched24 Oct 1942
Commissioned9 Dec 1942Oblt. Jürgen Timme
Commanders
9 Dec 1942 - 19 Oct 1943  Oblt. Jürgen Thimme
20 Oct 1943 - 18 Jul 1944  Kptlt. Rolf Borchers
19 Jul 1944 - 29 Sep 1944  Kptlt. Heinz Zwarg
Career
3 patrols
9 Dec 1942-29 Feb 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1944-1 Jul 1944  1. Flottille (active service)
1 Jul 1944-29 Sep 1944  31. Flottille (-)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Stricken on 29 Sept, 1944 at Neustadt. Used as a floating electricity generating plant. Surrendered in 1945.

View the 3 war patrols

Attacks on this boat and other events

25 May 1944
An attack by an unidentified aircraft wounded three and left U-276 so severely damaged that she had to return to base. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 578)

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from the boat

2 May 1944
Two men were wounded on U-276 in an accident with the anti-aircraft gun.

25 May 1944
An attack by an unidentified aircraft wounded three and left U-276 so severely damaged that she had to return to base.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

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


Sword on a Shield

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel