List of all U-boats

U-803

Type

IXC/40

 
Ordered7 Dec 1940
Laid down30 Jun 1942 Deutsche Schiff und Maschinenbau AG, Bremen (werk 361)
Launched1 Apr 1943
Commissioned7 Sep 1943Kptlt. Karl Schimpf
Commanders
7 Sep 1943 - 27 Apr 1944  Kptlt. Karl Schimpf
Career
No patrols
7 Sep 1943-27 Apr 1944  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 27 April, 1944 in the Baltic Sea near Swinem├╝nde, in position 53.55N, 14.17E, by a mine. 9 dead and 35 survivors.

Loss position

Raised 9 Aug, 1944 and taken out of service. Fate unknown.

Attacks on this boat and other events

11 Apr 1944
Five men from the boat died during an air raid on Stettin (Szczecin, Poland).

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from the boat

11 Apr 1944
Five men from the boat died during an air raid on Stettin (Szczecin, Poland).

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel