List of all U-boats

U-365

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down21 Apr 1942 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 484)
Launched9 Mar 1943
Commissioned8 Jun 1943Oblt. Heimar Wedemeyer
Commanders
8 Jun 1943 - 17 Nov 1944  Kptlt. Heimar Wedemeyer
18 Nov 1944 - 13 Dec 1944  Oblt. Diether Todenhagen
Career
8 patrols
8 Jun 1943-29 Feb 1944  5. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1944-8 Jun 1944  9. Flottille (active service)
9 Jun 1944-13 Dec 1944  13. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,540 GRT
3 warships sunk, total tonnage 1,355 tons
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,710 tons
Fate

Sunk 13 Dec, 1944 in the Arctic Ocean east of Jan Mayen, in position 70.43N, 08.07E, by depth charges from 2 Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 813/L/Q) from the British escort carrier HMS Campania. 50 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

See the 5 ships hit by U-365 - View the 8 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-365 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Trutz (28 Jun 1944 - 10 Jul 1944)
   Greif (5 Aug 1944 - 18 Aug 1944)
   Zorn (29 Sep 1944 - 1 Oct 1944)
   Grimm (1 Oct 1944 - 2 Oct 1944)
   Panther (18 Oct 1944 - 8 Nov 1944)
   Stier (25 Nov 1944 - 13 Dec 1944)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-365 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.


4 leaf Clover and Sword

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


U-Boats at War

Showell, Jak P. Mallmann


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