|Ordered||30 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||7 Mar 1941||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 113)|
|Launched||15 Dec 1941|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1942||Oblt. Walter Jahrmährker|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 22 Oct, 1942 north-east of the Faeroes, in position 63.55N, 00.24E, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 179/B). 47 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-412 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.