|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||5 Oct 1942||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 131)|
|Launched||22 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1943||Italian Commander|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Renamed S 6 after being transferred to Italy in exchange for transport vessels. Reverted to Germany as U-430 after the Italian surrender.
Sunk 30 March 1945 near Bremen, in position 53.08N, 08.46E, by US bombs. 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-430 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.