List of all U-boats

U-200

Type

IXD2

 
Ordered4 Nov 1940
Laid down3 Nov 1941 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1046)
Launched10 Aug 1942
Commissioned22 Dec 1942Kptlt. Heinrich Schonder (Knights Cross)
Commanders
22 Dec 1942 - 24 Jun 1943  KrvKpt. Heinrich Schonder (Knights Cross)
Career
1 patrol
22 Dec 1942-31 May 1943  4. Flottille (training)
1 Jun 1943-24 Jun 1943  12. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 24 June 1943 south-west of Iceland, in position 58.15N, 25.25W, by 2 depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 120/H). 68 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

General notes on this boat

24 Jun 1943. * Included in the figure for loss of life are 7 members from the German special force "Brandenburg" unit.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-200 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.


Steering Wheel

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