List of all U-boats

U-349

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down29 Dec 1942 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 221)
Launched22 Jul 1943
Commissioned8 Sep 1943Ltnt. Ernst Lottner
Commanders
8 Sep 1943 - 4 Jan 1944  Oblt. Ernst Lottner
5 Jan 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Wolfgang Dähne
Career
No patrols
8 Sep 1943-30 Sep 1943  22. Flottille (school boat)
1 Oct 1943-28 Feb 1945  23. Flottille (school boat)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May, 1945 in Gelting Bay. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.

Final location

Wreck broken up in 1948.

Men lost from the boat

5 May 1945
When the boat was scuttled Obermaschinist Wilhelm Hegenbarth set the charges off and refused to leave the boat.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -


Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel