List of all U-boats
|Ordered||4 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||22 Dec 1941||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1039)|
|Launched||24 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1942||Korvkpt. Hans Pauckstadt|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 10,172 GRT|
Missing since 24 April 1944 in the Bay of Biscay. No explanation exists for its loss. 59 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, July 1996).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk 28 Apr 1944 in the Bay of Biscay west of Nantes, France, in position 45.38N, 09.43W, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 612/W). (Postwar assessment)
Notes. This attack was actually against U-802 inflicting no damage.
U-193 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Trutz (11 Jun 1943 - 16 Jun 1943)
Trutz 3 (16 Jun 1943 - 29 Jun 1943)
Attacks on this boat and other events
6 Jul 1943
An unidentified aircraft hit the boat, wounding two men and destroying the Metox radar detector. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 345)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
6 Jul 1943
An unidentified aircraft hit the boat, wounding two men and destroying the Metox radar detector.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
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