|Ordered||7 Dec 1940|
|Laid down||17 Jan 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 662)|
|Launched||15 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||28 Nov 1942||Kptlt. Ernst Ziehm|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 8 July, 1943 west of Oporto, in position 40.37N, 13.41W, by depth charges from a US Liberator aircraft (Sqdn 2d A/S USAAF/Q). 46 dead (all hands lost).
General notes on this boat
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-232 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.