List of all U-boats

U-341

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down28 Oct 1941 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 213)
Launched10 Oct 1942
Commissioned28 Nov 1942Oblt. Dietrich Epp
Commanders
28 Nov 1942 - 19 Sep 1943  Oblt. Dietrich Epp
Career
2 patrols
28 Nov 1942-31 May 1943  8. Flottille (training)
1 Jun 1943-19 Sep 1943  3. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk at 0430hrs on 19 Sept 1943 south-west of Iceland, in position 58.34N, 25.30W, by depth charges from a Canadian B-24 Liberator aircraft (RCAF Sqdn. 10/A). 50 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 2 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-341 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Leuthen (15 Sep 1943 - 19 Sep 1943)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-341 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.


Boar on a red Shield

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