List of all U-boats

U-3005

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down21 Jun 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1164)
Launched19 Aug 1944
Commissioned20 Sep 1944Oblt. Walter Sitek
Commanders
20 Sep 1944 - 10 Jan 1945  Oblt. Walter Sitek
11 Jan 1945 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Johannes Hinrichs
Career
No patrols
20 Sep 1944-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-3005 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel