|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||21 Apr 1942||Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 484)|
|Launched||9 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||8 Jun 1943||Oblt. Heimar Wedemeyer|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,540 GRT|
3 warships sunk, total tonnage 1,355 tons
1 warship damaged, total tonnage 1,710 tons
Sunk on 13 December 1944 in the Norwegian Sea east of Jan Mayen Island, in position 70.43N, 08.07E, by depth charges from two Swordfish aircraft (813 Sqn FAA/L & Q) of the British escort carrier HMS Campania. 50 dead (all hands lost).
U-365 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Trutz (28 Jun 1944 - 10 Jul 1944)
Greif (5 Aug 1944 - 18 Aug 1944)
Zorn (29 Sep 1944 - 1 Oct 1944)
Grimm (1 Oct 1944 - 2 Oct 1944)
Panther (18 Oct 1944 - 8 Nov 1944)
Stier (25 Nov 1944 - 13 Dec 1944)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-365 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
4 leaf Clover and Sword