Type: VIIC
Laid down: 18th May 1940.
Built at: Deutsche Werke, Kiel.
Commissioned: 3rd May 1941.
Commanders: 3rd May 1941 - 21st December 1941 - HrvKpt. Eberhard Hoffmann.
Career: 4 patrols. 3rd May 1941 - 1st July 1941, 3rd Flottille (Training). 1st July 1941 - 21st December 1941, 3rd Flottille (Front Boat).
Successes: 1 ship sunk for a total of 441 tons.
Fate: Sunk 21st December 1941 near Tangiers, in position 35.55N, 06.08W, by depth charges from a British Swordfish aircraft (Sqdn. 812/A). 44 dead and 1 survivor.
Notes: 3rd Flottille had a total of 109 U-boats from March 1941 to October 1944.

Type VIIC German U-boat.