|Ordered||6 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||1 Jul 1941||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1507)|
|Launched||30 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||11 Jul 1942||Oblt. Friedrich-Wilhelm Bothe|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 7 May 1943 in the North Atlantic west of Gibraltar, in position 35.30N, 11.55W, by depth charges from two British Hudson aircraft (233 Sqn RAF/X & I). 48 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-447 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
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