|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||27 Mar 1943||Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 319)|
|Launched||20 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Jan 1944||Korvkpt. Wolf-Axel Schaefer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 9 September 1944 in the North Atlantic north-west of Ireland, in position 55.45N, 11.41W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Portchester Castle and the British frigate HMS Helmsdale. 52 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, January 1994).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk by the Canadian frigate HMCS Dunver and the Canadian corvette HMCS Hespeler on 9 Sept, 1944 in position 56.30N, 07.40W. (Postwar assessment)
Notes. This attack was very probably against a nonsub target.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in August 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-484 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.
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