|Ordered||8 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||6 Aug 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1589)|
|Launched||9 Mar 1944|
|Commissioned||11 May 1944||Oblt. Olaf Lübcke|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Loch Eriboll, Scotland, on 11 May, 1945. Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-826 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.