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Ordered8 Jun 1942
Laid down7 Aug 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1590)
Launched9 Mar 1944
Commissioned25 May 1944Kptlt. Wilhelm Hunck
25 May 1944 - Mar, 1945  Kptlt. Wilhelm Hunck
26 Apr 1945 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Kurt Baberg (German Cross in Gold)
No patrols
25 May 1944-28 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Flensburg Fjord. Wreck broken up in 1948.

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

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-827 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel