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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down9 Dec 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1199)
Launched10 Feb 1945
Commissioned8 Mar 1945Oblt. Heinz Robbert
8 Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945  Oblt. (R) Heinz Robbert
No patrols
8 Mar 1945-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

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-3040 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.

4 Aces - U-107

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth