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Ordered15 Aug 1940
Laid down4 Jun 1941 H C Stülcken Sohn, Hamburg (werk 774)
Launched12 May 1942
Commissioned2 Sep 1942Oblt. Dietrich von Carlowitz
2 Sep 1942 - 24 Apr 1943  Oblt. Dietrich von Carlewitz
1 patrol
2 Sep 1942-1 Apr 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Apr 1943-24 Apr 1943  7. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 24 April 1943 in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 61.25N, 19.48W, by depth charges from a British Fortress aircraft (206 Sqn RAF/D). 49 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-710 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.

The Olympic Rings - Crew 36

Media links

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel