List of all U-boats




Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down6 Oct 1942 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 492)
Launched17 Aug 1943
Commissioned15 Oct 1943Oblt. Ludwig Schaafhausen
15 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Ludwig Schaafhausen
16 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Norbert Schunck
No patrols
15 Oct 1943-28 Feb 1945  22. Flottille (school boat)
1 Mar 1945-8 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Kristiansand, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred from Kristiansand to Loch Ryan on 29 May 1945.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 30 Nov, 1945 in position 55.31N, 07.27W.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-369 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.

Key inside a Shield

Media links

The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird

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

Wynn, Kenneth
($ 77.01)

The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris
($ 8.29)
(£ 41.99)
(EUR 24.84)

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel
($ 50.00)