|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||21 Nov 1942||Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 493)|
|Launched||24 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Nov 1943||Oblt. Karl Nielsen|
|Successes||2 warships sunk, total tonnage 832 tons|
Scuttled in Gelting Bay on 5 May, 1945.
Wreck broken up in 1948.
Men lost from the boat
23 Sep 1944
In the Baltic Sea a man was washed overboard. [Matrosengefreiter Erwin Stiegeler]
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -