List of all U-boats

U-369

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down6 Oct 1942 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 492)
Launched17 Aug 1943
Commissioned15 Oct 1943Oblt. Ludwig Schaafhausen
Commanders
15 Oct 1943 - 15 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Ludwig Schaafhausen
16 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Norbert Schunck
Career
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
Fate

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

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


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($ 77.01)


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


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($ 68.95)

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(£ 41.99)

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(EUR 54.59)


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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($ 50.00)