List of all U-boats

U-446

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered6 Aug 1940
Laid down9 Apr 1941 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1506)
Launched11 Apr 1942
Commissioned20 Jun 1942Oblt. Hellmuth-Bert Richard
Commanders
20 Jun 1942 - 21 Sep 1942  Oblt. Hellmuth-Bert Richard
Career
No patrols
20 Jun 1942-21 Sep 1942  8. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 21 Sept 1942 near Kahlberg in the Gulf of Danzig, exact position unknown, by a mine. Raised 8 Nov 1942.

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 near Kiel, in position 59.19N, 10.10E. Wreck broken up in 1947. 23 dead and 18 survivors.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-446 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Crew XII/39

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel