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U-3044

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down21 Dec 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1203)
Launched1 Mar 1945
Commissioned27 Mar 1945Kptlt. Bernhard Jaek
Commanders
27 Mar 1945 - 25 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Bernhard Jaek
26 Apr 1945 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Detlef von Lehsten
Career
No patrols
27 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. 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 U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3044 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.


Sword and Dragon Heads in shield

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel