|Ordered||30 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||28 Jan 1941||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 112)|
|Launched||15 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||18 Mar 1942||Oblt. Gerhard Litterscheid|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 13 November 1942 in the North Atlantic west of Gibraltar, in position 36.00N, 09.35W, by four depth charges from a British Hudson aircraft (500 Sqn RAF/D). 46 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, June 1988).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk by the British destroyer HMS Wrestler on 15 Nov, 1942 in position 36.09N, 07.42. (Postwar assessment)
Notes. This attack boat actually destroyed the U-98.
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Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-411 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.
The Berlin Bear (Coat of Arms)