List of all U-boats

U-3012

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down26 Aug 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1171)
Launched18 Oct 1944
Commissioned4 Dec 1944Kptlt. Friedrich Kloevekorn
Commanders
4 Dec 1944 - 24 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Kloevekorn
27 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Hans Bungards
1 May 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Alfred Meier
Career
No patrols
4 Dec 1944-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May, 1945 at Travemünde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from the boat

28 Apr 1945
After a misfiring of the 2cm AA machine gun on 28 April the I WO Oberleutnant zur See Wolfgang Schlett was killed instantly. The commander of the boat, Kapitänleutnant Hans Bungards, was heavily wounded and died next night in the Navy hospital at Travemünde.

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

U-boat Emblems

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Bobby

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel