|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||1 Jul 1941||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 598)|
|Launched||19 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||14 May 1942||Oblt. Horst-Thilo Queck|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk at 1353hrs on 24 July 1943 at the Standveis quay in Trondheim, by bombs during a US air raid (8th AF). No casualties.
Raised on 20 April 1944 and docked, but not repaired. Wreck captured by British forces in May 1945 and broken up.
U-622 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Nordwind (24 Jan 1943 - 28 Jan 1943)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-622 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
The Polar Bear - 11th Flotilla
A Shark biting a Torpedo