|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||5 Apr 1941||Kriegsmarinewerft (KMW), Wilhelmshaven (werk 150)|
|Launched||10 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||11 Sep 1943||Oblt. Walter Dankleff|
|Successes||1 warship sunk, total tonnage 1,370 tons|
Sunk on 18 June 1944 in the English Channel south-west of Guernsey, in position 49.03N, 03.13W, by depth charges from the British destroyers HMS Fame, HMS Inconstant and HMS Havelock. 49 dead and 1 survivor.
This boat is a dive site
The discovery of U-767 a type VIIC U-boat lost in action was recently discovered by the Starfish Enterprise team whilst exploring Deep wrecks off North West France.
The first images from the wreck can now be seen on the page here below as well as historic images of the vessel and the entire story of her loss not forgetting the escape of a single man from a depth of 75m.Depth: 250 feet (76 meters)
Position (lat, long): 49.03, -3.13
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This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in April 1944.
Annoucements related to this boatU-767 located (26 Mar 2003)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-767 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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