|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||19 Oct 1942||Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 219)|
|Launched||21 May 1943|
|Commissioned||7 Jul 1943||Oblt. Johann de Buhr|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 17 July 1944 in the Norwegian Sea west of Narvik, Norway, in position 68.36N, 08.33E, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (86 Sqn RAF/U). 49 dead (all hands lost). (Eric Zimmerman, January 1997).
Previously recorded fate
Wolfpack operationsSchnorchel 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-347 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.
Large Cat leaping the Earth