|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||13 Sep 1943||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1097)|
|Launched||5 Apr 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1944||Kptlt. Friedrich Brauecker|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 13 May 1945 at Shelburne, Canada, in position 43.32N, 65.12W (Waller & Niestlé, 2010). Transferred to Halifax on the 14th.
Post war information (see more post-war boats):
General notes on this boat
13 May 1945.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in January 1945.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-889 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.
German Eagle and Dog