Shipyards

Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven

27 commissioned U-boats

TypeBoats WerkBuilt during
VIICU-751 - U-76818 boats134- 1511939 - 1943
VIICU-771 - U-7799 boats154- 1621940 - 1944

The first U-boat launched by Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW) in Wilhelmshaven was the U-751 on 16 Nov 1940, but the last U-boat launched was the U-779 on 17 Jun 1944. This refers to U-boats that were actually commissioned into the Kriegsmarine.

U-boats that had been laid down

The following boats were laid down but not finished by the yard:
U-780, U-781, U-782

U-boat ordered but not laid down by this yard

TypeBoats WerkOrderedNotes
VIICU-769 - U-7702 boats152- 1531940This boat (and its sister boat the U-770) were hit during an air raid on Wilhelmshaven on 27 Jan, 1943. Due to the amount of damage sustained their werk numbers (152 and 153) were given to other boats and they assigned new ones. 
VIIC/42U-783 - U-7908 boats168- 1751943 
VIIC/42U-1901 - U-19044 boats176- 1791943 

Summary

Of those 17 contracts not finished by Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW) in Wilhelmshaven, 3 had been laid down before the war ended.

U-boat Shipyards