LOST AND MISSING U-BOATS FROM WORLD WAR II


The following lists all the U-boats, in order by day-month-year, that disappeared during the Second World War for of which there is no explanation available (the fate of all other U-boats is meticulously recorded).

 

Where a possible explanation has been suggested, it is recorded in the comments column.

 

Boat     Date  missing           Last known location               Comments

 

U-22       23.03.40                  Jammer Bay                      Possibly lost by mine.

U-54       20.02.40                  North Sea                         Possibly lost by mine.

U-122     22.06.40                  Baby of Biscay

U-104     28.11.40                  North-west of Ireland           Possibly lost by mine.

U-47       07.03.41                 North Atlantic

U-206     29.11.41                 Bay of Biscay                     Possibly lost by mine.

U-578     06.08.42                 Bay of Biscay

U-116        .10.42                     North Atlantic

U-184     21.11.42                 North Atlantic

U-337     03.01.43                 North Atlantic

U-553         .01.43                 North Atlantic                       Presumed sunk.

U-519     31.01.43                 Bay of Biscay

U-529     12.02.43                 North Atlantic

U-376     13.04.43                 Bay of Biscay

U-209     07.05.43                 North Atlantic

U-381     21.05.43                 South Greenland

U-647     22.07.43                 North of Shetlands               Possibly lost by mine.

U-84       26.08.43                 North Atlantic

U-669     08.09.43                 Bay of Biscay

U-338     20.09.43                 North Atlantic

U-420     20.10.43                 North Atlantic

U-86       14.12.43                 North Atlantic

U-364     31.01.44                Bay of Biscay

U-666     10.02.44                North Atlantic

U-851     27.03.44                North Atlantic                           Presumed sunk.

U-335     04.04.44                Arctic Sea

U-455     06.04.44                Ligurian Sea

U-193     23.04.44                Bay of Biscay

U-240     17.05.44                Off Norway

U-740     06.06.44                English Channel

U-1191   12.06.44                English Channel

U-743     21.08.44                North Atlantic

U-180     23.08.44                Bay of Biscay

U-925     24.08.44                North Atlantic

U-865     09.09.44                Norway

U-703     16.09.44                Iceland

U-921     02.10.44                Norway

U-479     15.11.44                Finland

U-196     01.12.44                South of Java                          Fate unknown.

U-482         .12.44                North Sea                             Possibly lost by mine.

U-650     09.12.44                North Atlantic

U-1020   31.12.44                North Sea

U-297     03.01.45                North Atlantic

U-745     30.01.45                Finland                                  Possibly lost by mine.

U-327     30.01.45                North Atlantic

U-683     20.02.45                North Atlantic

U-296     12.03.45                North Channel                        Possibly lost by mine.

U-1055   23.03.45                North Atlantic

U-246     05.04.45                Not known.

U-325     07.04.45                North Atlantic

U-398     17.04.45                North Atlantic

U-857         .04.45               North Atlantic

U-396         .04.45                Not known





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