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Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down20 Apr 1942 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 164)
Launched30 Dec 1942
Commissioned18 Feb 1943Oblt. Emmo Hummerjohann
18 Feb 1943 - 16 Oct 1943  Oblt. Emmo Hummerjohann
1 patrol
18 Feb 1943-30 Sep 1943  5. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1943-16 Oct 1943  6. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 16 October 1943 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 57.27N, 28.17W, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (86 Sqn RAF/Y). 47 dead and 3 survivors.

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-964 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.


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