German submarine U-367

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Career
Name: U-367
Ordered: 25 August 1941
Builder: Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg
Yard number: 490
Laid down: 6 July 1942
Commissioned: 27 August 1943
Fate: Sunk by a Soviet mine in March 1945, northeast of Danzig[1]
General characteristics
Type: Type VIIC submarine
Displacement: 769 tonnes (757 long tons) surfaced
871 t (857 long tons) submerged
Length: 67.1 m (220 ft 2 in) o/a
50.5 m (165 ft 8 in) pressure hull
Beam: 6.2 m (20 ft 4 in) o/a
4.7 m (15 ft 5 in) pressure hull
Draft: 4.74 m (15 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: 2 × supercharged Germaniawerft 6-cylinder 4-stroke F46 diesel engines, totalling 2,800–3,200 bhp (2,100–2,400 kW). Max rpm: 470-490
2 × electric motors, totalling 750 shp (560 kW) and max rpm: 296.
Speed: 17.7 knots (32.8 km/h; 20.4 mph) surfaced
7.6 knots (14.1 km/h; 8.7 mph) submerged
Range: 15,170 km (8,190 nmi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph) surfaced
150 km (81 nmi) at 4 knots (7.4 km/h; 4.6 mph) submerged
Test depth: 230 m (750 ft)
Crush depth: 250–295 m (820–968 ft)
Complement: 44–52 officers and ratings
Armament: 5 × 53.3 cm (21 in) torpedo tubes (four bow, one stern)
14 × G7e torpedoes or 26 TMA mines
1 × 8.8 cm (3.46 in) deck gun (220 rounds)
Various AA guns
Service record[2]
Part of: 23rd U-boat Flotilla
(27 August 1943 –19 February 1945)
31st U-boat Flotilla
(20 February–16 March 1945)
Commanders: Oblt.z.S. Ulrich Hammer
(27 August 1943–5 January 1944)
Oblt.z.S.. Klaus Becker
(6 January–March 1944)
Oblt. Hasso Stegemann
(March 1944–16 March 1945)
Operations: None
Victories: None

German submarine U-367 was a Type VIIC U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II.

She carried out no patrols. She did not sink or damage any ships.

She was sunk by a Soviet mine northeast of Danzig (now Gdansk) in March 1945.[3]

Service history[edit]

The submarine was laid down on 6 July 1942 at the Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges yard at Flensburg as 'werk' 490, launched on 11 June 1943 and commissioned on 27 August under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Ulrich Hammer.

She served with the 23rd U-boat Flotilla from 27 August 1943 and the 31st flotilla from 20 February 1945.

Loss[edit]

U-367 sank after striking a mine on 16 March 1945 which had been laid by the Soviet submarine L-21 three days previously.

Forty-three men died in the U-boat; there were no survivors.

References[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ Kemp, Paul: U-Boats Destroyed - German Submarine Losses in the World Wars, 1997, Arms & Armour, ISBN 1-85409-515-3, p. 238
  2. ^ "The Type VIIC boat U-367 - German U-boats of WWII - uboat.net". www.uboat.net. Retrieved 2 September 2012. 
  3. ^ http://uboat.net/boats/u367/htm
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Coordinates: 54°25′N 18°50′E / 54.417°N 18.833°E / 54.417; 18.833