|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||5 Nov 1941||Flender Werke AG, Lübeck (werk 308)|
|Launched||31 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1942||Ltnt. Karl Mühlenpfordt|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 4 June 1943 in the Norwegian Sea north-east of the Faeroe Islands, in position 64.28N, 03.09W, by torpedoes from the British submarine HMS Truculent. 44 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-308 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.