|Ordered||25 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||2 Jan 1940||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 531)|
|Launched||7 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||30 Jan 1941||Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Horrer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Decommissioned at Hamburg-Finkenwerder in March 1945. Wreck was captured by British forces on 3 May 1945 and later broken up, probably in 1946.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-555 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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
Wolves and Sheep