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Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down12 Nov 1942 Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 57)
Launched20 Jul 1943
Commissioned25 Aug 1943Ltnt. Werner Schmidt
25 Aug 1943 - 27 May 1944  Oblt. Werner Schmidt
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

Sunk on 27 May 1944 in the Norwegian Sea west of Trondheim, in position 62.37N, 00.57E, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (59 Sqn RAF/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