|Ordered||9 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||15 Nov 1940||Howaldtswerke Hamburg AG, Hamburg (werk 807)|
|Launched||11 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||5 Nov 1941||Kptlt. Hans Senkel|
|Successes||3 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,146 GRT|
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 6,466 GRT
Sunk on 30 October 1942 in the North Atlantic east of Newfoundland, in position 50.32N, 46.32W, by depth charges from a Canadian Hudson aircraft (145 Sqn RCAF/Y). 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-658 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.