|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||2 Jun 1942||Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 47)|
|Launched||3 Feb 1943|
|Commissioned||13 Mar 1943||Oblt. Rudolf Müller|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 29 October 1943 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell, in position 55.28N, 31.57W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Vidette and HMS Duncan and the British corvette HMS Sunflower. 48 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-282 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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