List of all U-boats

U-207

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered16 Oct 1939
Laid down14 Aug 1940 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 636)
Launched24 Apr 1941
Commissioned7 Jun 1941Oblt. Fritz Meyer
Commanders
7 Jun 1941 - 11 Sep 1941  Oblt. Fritz Meyer
Career
1 patrol
7 Jun 1941-30 Jun 1941  7. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1941-11 Sep 1941  7. Flottille (active service)
Successes2 ships sunk, total tonnage 9,727 GRT
Fate

Sunk on 11 September 1941 in the Denmark Strait south-east of Angmagssalik, Greenland, in position 63.59N, 34.48W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Leamington and HMS Veteran. 41 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

See the 2 ships hit by U-207 - View the 1 war patrol

Wolfpack operations

U-207 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Markgraf (27 Aug 1941 - 11 Sep 1941)

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-207 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Weimar

Elephant trampling Churchill

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay


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Attack and Sink!

Edwards, Bernard


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