|Ordered||24 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||21 May 1940||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 546)|
|Launched||20 Mar 1941|
|Commissioned||15 May 1941||Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Rahmlow|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Captured by Britain on 27 Aug 1941 in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 62.15N, 18.35W, after being damaged by a British Hudson aircraft (Sqdn. 269/S). Towed to Thorlakshafn, Iceland and salvaged. 44 survivors (no casualties).
The boat became the British submarine HMS Graph on 19 Sept, 1941. Taken out of service in February 1944. Stricken from records on 20 March, 1944 after running aground near Islay. Broken up in 1961.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-570 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.