List of all U-boats

U-192

Type

IXC/40

 
Ordered4 Nov 1940
Laid down27 Nov 1941 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1038)
Launched30 Jul 1942
Commissioned16 Nov 1942Oblt. Werner Happe
Commanders
16 Nov 1942 - 6 May 1943  Oblt. Werner Happe
Career
1 patrol
16 Nov 1942-30 Apr 1943  4. Flottille (training)
1 May 1943-6 May 1943  10. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk on 6 May 1943 in the North Atlantic south-east of Cape Farewell in position 53.06N, 45.02W by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Loosestrife. 55 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, October 1991).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Previously recorded fate

  • Sunk 5 May, 1943 south of Cape Farewell, Greenland in position 54.56N, 43.44W, by depth charges from the British corvette HMS Pink. (Postwar assessment)
    Notes. This attack was actually against U-358 inflicting no damage.

Wolfpack operations

U-192 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Meise (25 Apr 1943 - 27 Apr 1943)
   Star (27 Apr 1943 - 4 May 1943)
   Fink (4 May 1943 - 6 May 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-192 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Coat of Arms

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel