List of all U-boats

U-3012

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down26 Aug 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1171)
Launched18 Oct 1944
Commissioned4 Dec 1944Kptlt. Friedrich Kloevekorn
Commanders
4 Dec 1944 - 24 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Kloevekorn
27 Apr 1945 - 28 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Hans Bungards
1 May 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Alfred Meier
Career
No patrols
4 Dec 1944-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from the boat

28 Apr 1945
After a misfiring of the 2cm AA machine gun on 28 April the I WO Oberleutnant zur See Wolfgang Schlett was killed instantly. The commander of the boat, Kapitänleutnant Hans Bungards, was heavily wounded and died next night in the Navy hospital at Travemünde.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

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Bobby

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth