|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||29 Dec 1942||Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 221)|
|Launched||22 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||8 Sep 1943||Ltnt. Ernst Lottner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Wreck broken up in 1948.Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from the boat
5 May 1945
When the boat was scuttled Obermaschinist Wilhelm Hegenbarth set the charges off and refused to leave the boat.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -