List of all U-boats
|Ordered||23 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||16 Mar 1940||Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 206)|
|Launched||15 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||9 Oct 1941||Oblt. Hilmar Siemon|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,372 GRT|
Sunk on 14 June 1943 in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 58.16N, 28.20W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Jed and the British sloop HMS Pelican. 47 dead (all hands lost).
U-334 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Naseweis (31 Mar 1942 - 10 Apr 1942)
Bums (10 Apr 1942 - 12 Apr 1942)
Eisteufel (21 Jun 1942 - 5 Jul 1942)
Attacks on this boat and other events
5 Jul 1942
Evening, NE of North Cape, Norway: a German Ju88 aircraft (III/KG 30) dropped two bombs on U-334, damaging the steering gear and leaving the boat unable to dive. U-334 had to be escorted to Neidenfjord by U-456, arriving there a day later.
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
13 Apr 1942
A day before U-334 reached base at Trondheim, Norway 19 year old Matrosengefreiter Otto Mayerhofer was lost overboard.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Key across Eiffel Tower
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