List of all U-boats

U-841

Type

IXC/40

 
Ordered20 Jan 1941
Laid down21 Mar 1942 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1047)
Launched21 Oct 1942
Commissioned6 Feb 1943Oblt. Werner Bender
Commanders
6 Feb 1943 - 17 Oct 1943  Kptlt. Werner Bender
Career
1 patrol
6 Feb 1943-30 Jun 1943  4. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1943-17 Oct 1943  2. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 17 Oct 1943 in the North Atlantic east of Cape Farewell, Greenland, in position 59.57N, 31.06W, by depth charges from the British frigate HMS Byard. 27 dead and 27 survivors.

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Wolfpack operations

U-841 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Schlieffen (16 Oct 1943 - 17 Oct 1943)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-841 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.


Clover and Leaves

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel