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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down2 Sep 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1176)
Launched5 Nov 1944
Commissioned5 Jan 1945Oblt. Rolf Lindschau
5 Jan 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Rolf Lindschau
No patrols
5 Jan 1945-30 Apr 1945  4. Flottille (training)
1 May 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Departed Oslo 3 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 7 June.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Became the British submarine N 41. Used for tests. Broken up at Newport, Wales in November 1949.

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 U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3017 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.

Knight on Shield

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth