List of all U-boats
|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||31 Mar 1942||Howaldtswerke AG, Kiel (werk 26)|
|Launched||19 Jun 1943|
|Commissioned||7 Aug 1943||Oblt. Ernst-Günther Unterhorst|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 2 September 1944 in the Norwegian Sea south-east of Jan Mayen Island, in position 69.47N, 04.10E, by rockets and depth charges from a Swordfish aircraft (825 Sqn FAA/V) of the British escort carrier HMS Vindex, the British destroyers HMS Keppel and HMS Whitehall and the British sloops HMS Mermaid and HMS Peacock. 50 dead (all hands lost).
U-394 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Trutz (2 Jun 1944 - 6 Jul 1944)
Trutz (17 Aug 1944 - 2 Sep 1944)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-394 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
The Olympic Rings - Crew 36
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