|Ordered||4 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||12 Sep 1941||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1035)|
|Launched||1 May 1942|
|Commissioned||15 Aug 1942||Kptlt. Hellmut Kurrer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 23 April 1943 east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 59.50N, 34.43W, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 120/V). 54 dead (all hands lost).
U-189 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Meise (21 Apr 1943 - 23 Apr 1943)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-189 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.