|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||26 Aug 1944||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1171)|
|Launched||18 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Dec 1944||Kptlt. Friedrich Kloevekorn|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 3 May, 1945 at Travemünde. Wreck broken up.
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 -