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Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down28 Oct 1941 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 213)
Launched10 Oct 1942
Commissioned28 Nov 1942Oblt. Dietrich Epp
28 Nov 1942 - 19 Sep 1943  Oblt. Dietrich Epp
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

Sunk on 19 September 1943 in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 58.34N, 25.30W, by depth charges from a Canadian Liberator aircraft (10 Sqn RCAF/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