List of all U-boats

U-467

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down22 Jun 1941 Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 298)
Launched16 May 1942
Commissioned15 Jul 1942Oblt. Heinz Kummer
Commanders
15 Jul 1942 - 25 May 1943  Kptlt. Heinz Kummer
Career
2 patrols
15 Jul 1942-31 Mar 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Apr 1943-25 May 1943  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 25 May, 1943 south-east of Iceland, in position 62.25N, 14.52W, by a Fido homing torpedo from a US Catalina aircraft (VP 84/F). 46 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 2 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-467 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Eisbär (30 Mar 1943 - 15 Apr 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-467 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


The Olympic Rings - Crew 36

Eagle on 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