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|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||17 Jul 1943||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1088)|
|Launched||10 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||11 May 1944||Kptlt. Gerhard Schötzau|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 16 April 1945 in the North Atlantic, in position 47.18N, 30.26W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Stanton and USS Frost. 49 dead (all hands lost).
U-880 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Seewolf (14 Apr 1945 - 16 Apr 1945)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in December 1944.
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-880 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.
U-boat on Shield
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