U 322

England,Europe

U 322 was a type VIIC/41 uboat laid down at Flender Werke AG in Lübeck in February 1943, and was launched in December the same year. She was commissioned in February 1944 under command of Oberleutnant Gerhard Wysk and assigned as a training boat in 4.Unterseebootflotille. In November 1944 she was transferred to active service in 11.Flotille based in Bergen, Norway. She did two war patrols, and sunk three Allied ships for a total of 19516 tons. On her second patrol, she was spotted by the Canadian corvette HMCS Calgary and sunk with all hands lost by depth charges in the English channel 29. December 1944. The wreck was found in the 1990's, and it was initially believed to be U-772, but it was later identified as U-322. The wreck rest today on a depth of 40 to 53 meter west of Shetland Islands.


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U 322

220,7 x 20,4 x 31,6 f
     
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759 displ ( surfaced ) Lübeck ( D ) 1943 Bergen ( N )


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