|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||12 Nov 1942||Howaldtswerke AG, Kiel (werk 31)|
|Launched||4 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||22 Jan 1944||Ltnt. Kurt van Meeteren|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 362 GRT|
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 7,176 GRT
Sunk 26 March, 1945 in the English Channel near Land's End, in position 49.56N, 05.22W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Duckworth. 46 dead and 1 survivor.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-399 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.
Man with Lantern