|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||1 Jan 1942||Stettiner Maschinenbau AG, Stettin (werk 14)|
|Launched||9 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1944||Oblt. Hans Schrenk|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Stavanger, Norway on 15 May 1945.
Transferred from Stavanger to Lisahally, Northern Ireland on 29 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in April 1945 but it was of course installed prior to that date. Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-901 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
U-901 - Viking ship