|Ordered||24 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||21 May 1940||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 546)|
|Launched||20 Mar 1941|
|Commissioned||15 May 1941||Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Rahmlow|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Captured by British forces on 27 August 1941 in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 62.15N, 18.35W, after being damaged by a British Hudson aircraft (269 Sqn RAF/S). Towed to Thorlakshafn, Iceland and salvaged. 44 survivors (no casualties).
U-570 became the British submarine HMS Graph on 5 October 1941. Decommissioned from active service on 21 June 1943. Stricken from records after running aground on the west coast of Islay, Scotland on 20 March 1944, while en-route to be scrapped. Wreck broken up in 1961.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-570 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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