|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||23 Aug 1941||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 606)|
|Launched||12 May 1942|
|Commissioned||9 Jul 1942||Oblt. Werner Winkler|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 14,894 GRT|
Sunk on 6 May 1943 in the North Atlantic north-east of Newfoundland, in position 52.31N, 44.50W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Vidette. 47 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, October 1991).
Left Kiel on 18 March 1943 and sent its last radio message on 17 April.
Previously recorded fate
Wolfpack operationsSchnorchel 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-630 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.