German submarine U-795
|Ordered:||7 August 1942|
|Laid down:||2 February 1943|
|Launched:||21 March 1944|
|Commissioned:||22 April 1944|
|Fate:||Wrecked, 3 May 1945, later broken up|
|General characteristics |
|Class and type:||Type XVIIA submarine|
|Length:||36.60 m (120 ft 1 in) o/a|
|Draught:||4.55 m (14 ft 11 in)|
U-795 was laid down on 2 February 1943 at the Friedrich Krupp Germaniawerft shipyard at Kiel. Commissioned on 21 March 1944, the U-boat was commissioned on 22 April 1944 under the command of Oberleutnant zur See Horst Selle. She served with 8th U-boat Flotilla until 15 February as a training boat, and then with 5th U-boat Flotilla until 3 May 1945.
On 3 May 1945, while in dry dock at Kiel, the engine room was destroyed with explosives to prevent its usefulness to the enemy if captured.
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