|Ordered||16 Jul 1942|
|Laid down||13 Apr 1943||Flender Werke AG, Lübeck (werk 325)|
|Launched||25 Mar 1944|
|Commissioned||6 May 1944||Oblt. Erwin Dohrn|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk between 30 April and 9 May 1945 on the British minefield 'Artizan B3, part 1' in position 49.48.283N / 05.12.383W off Lizard Point. 52 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, 2010).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk during the second half of April 1945 on the British minefield »HW A1« in position 50°31,4’n / 05°22,8’w off the Cornish coast. (Dr. Axel Niestlé, 2007)
July 4, 2007. Published the article The loss of U 325, U 400 and U 1021 by Dr. Axel Niestlé. This article explains the loss of this boat. [Edit: July 2010. U-325 has since been re-assessed to currently displayed fate.
- Listed as missing on 7 April, 1945 in the North Atlantic or on the south-west coast of Britain. (Dr. Axel Niestlé / FDS/NHB, May 1993)
General notes on this boat
7 Apr 1945. U-325 reported for the last time on 7 April, 1945 from approximate position 56N, 20W.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-325 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
U-boats Missing in Action.