German submarine U-884

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Career (Nazi Germany)
Name: U-884
Ordered: 2 April 1942
Builder: AG Weser, Bremen
Yard number: 1092
Laid down: 29 August 1943
Launched: 17 May 1944
Commissioned: Not commissioned
General characteristics
Class & type: Type IXD/42 submarine
Displacement: 1,616 t (1,590 long tons) surfaced
1,804 t (1,776 long tons) submerged
2,150 t (2,116 long tons) total
Length: 87.58 m (287 ft 4 in) total
68.5 m (224 ft 9 in) pressure hull
Beam: 7.5 m (24 ft 7 in) total
4.4 m (14 ft 5 in) pressure hull
Draft: 5.35 m (17 ft 7 in)
Propulsion: Diesel-electric
Speed: 19.2 knots (35.6 km/h; 22.1 mph) surfaced
6.9 knots (12.8 km/h; 7.9 mph) submerged
Complement: 55-63 men
Armament: 1 × 105 mm (4.1 in) deck gun
6 × torpedo tubes (4 bow, 2 aft)
24 × torpedoes

German submarine U-884 was a Type IXD/42 U-boat of Nazi Germany's Kriegsmarine during World War II. Her construction was ordered on 2 April 1942 and her keel was laid down on 29 August 1943 by AG Weser of Bremen.

She was launched on 17 May 1944, but was never commissioned, and was badly damaged on 30 March 1945 by United States bombs.[1]

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