|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||25 Feb 1942||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1535)|
|Launched||12 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Feb 1943||Ltnt. Erich-Michael Hoffmann|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sank 14 Feb, 1944 in the Baltic Sea near Gotenhafen, in position 54.31N, 18.33E, after a collision with the steamship Erna. 22 dead and 24 survivors.
Raised on 3 March, 1944 and stricken. Broken up in 1944.
Men lost from the boat
3 Aug 1943
Two men were lost overboard in the Baltic Sea. [Bootsmaat Heinz Richter, Matrosengefreiter Josef Häseling]
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -