List of all U-boats

U-825

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered8 Jun 1942
Laid down19 Jul 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1588)
Launched16 Feb 1944
Commissioned4 May 1944Oblt. Gerhard Stoelker
Commanders
4 May 1944 - 13 May 1945  Oblt. Gerhard Stoelker
Career
2 patrols
4 May 1944-30 Nov 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Dec 1944-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,198 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 8,262 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 13 May 1945 at Loch Eriboll, Scotland (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Lisahally, Northern Ireland.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 3 January, 1946 at 55.31N x 07.30W by unknown causes.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

See the 2 ships hit by U-825 - View the 2 war patrols

Previously recorded fate

  • Surrendered at Portland on May 10, 1945.

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in November 1944. Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-825 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Octopus and Ship

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris