List of all U-boats

U-292

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down12 Nov 1942 Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 57)
Launched20 Jul 1943
Commissioned25 Aug 1943Ltnt. Werner Schmidt
Commanders
25 Aug 1943 - 27 May 1944  Oblt. Werner Schmidt
Career
1 patrol
25 Aug 1943-30 Apr 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 May 1944-27 May 1944  1. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 27 May 1944 west of Trondheim, in position 62.37N, 00.57E, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 59/S). 51 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-292 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.


Two brooms

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