German submarine U-867

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Career (Nazi Germany)
Name: U-867
Ordered: 25 August 1941
Builder: DeSchiMAG AG Weser, Bremen
Yard number: 1075
Laid down: 5 February 1943
Launched: 24 August 1943
Commissioned: 12 December 1943
Fate: Sunk on 19 September 1944
General characteristics [1]
Class and type: German Type IXC/40 submarine Imported from Wikidata (?)
Type: Type IXC/40 submarine
Displacement: 1,144 t (1,126 long tons) surfaced
1,257 t (1,237 long tons) submerged
Length: 76.76 m (251 ft 10 in) o/a
58.75 m (192 ft 9 in) pressure hull
Beam: 6.86 m (22 ft 6 in) o/a 4.44 m (14 ft 7 in) pressure hull
Height: 9.6 m (31 ft 6 in)
Draft: 4.67 m (15 ft 4 in)
Propulsion: 2 × MAN M 9 V 40/46 supercharged 9-cylinder diesel engines, 4,400 hp (3,281 kW)
2 × SSW GU 345/34 double-acting electric motors, 1,000 hp (746 kW)
Speed: 19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph) surfaced
7.3 knots (13.5 km/h; 8.4 mph) submerged
Range: 13,850 nmi (25,650 km; 15,940 mi) at 10 knots (19 km/h; 12 mph) surfaced
63 nmi (117 km; 72 mi) at 4 knots (7.4 km/h; 4.6 mph) submerged
Test depth: 230 m (750 ft)
Complement: 4 officers, 44 enlisted
Armament:

German submarine U-867 was a Type IXC/40 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine built for service during the Second World War.

She was ordered on 25 August 1941 and laid down in Bremen, Germany on 5 February 1943, being launched on 24 August 1943. She had one commander, Kapitän zur See Arved von Mühlendahl, for her two patrols. She had a complement of 60.[2]

U-867 was sunk on 19 September 1944 north-west of Bergen, Norway. Depth charges were dropped from a British RAF B-24 Liberator which sank her.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gröner 1985, p. 105-7.
  2. ^ Helgason, Guðmundur. "The Type IXC/40 boat U-867". German U-boats of WWII - uboat.net. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Busch, Rainer; Röll, Hans-Joachim (1999). Deutsche U-Boot-Verluste von September 1939 bis Mai 1945. Der U-Boot-Krieg (in German) IV (Hamburg, Berlin, Bonn: Mittler). ISBN 3-8132-0514-2. 
  • Gröner, Erich (1985). U-Boote, Hilfskreuzer, Minenschiffe, Netzleger, Sperrbrecher. Die deutschen Kriegsschiffe 1815-1945 (in German) III (Koblenz: Bernard & Graefe). ISBN 3-7637-4802-4. 

External links[edit]

  • Helgason, Guðmundur. "The Type IXC/40 boat U-867". German U-boats of WWII - uboat.net. Retrieved 7 December 2014. 
  • Hofmann, Markus. "U 867". Deutsche U-Boote 1935-1945 - u-boot-archiv.de (in German). Retrieved 2 February 2015. 
  • http://www.[dead link]/crews/crews.cgi?uquery=1;boatnum=867


Coordinates: 62°15′00″N 1°50′00″E / 62.2500°N 1.8333°E / 62.2500; 1.8333