|Ordered||30 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||26 Oct 1940||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 110)|
|Launched||23 Sep 1941|
|Commissioned||21 Jan 1942||Oblt. Hanns-Ferdinand Massmann|
|Successes||4 ships sunk, total tonnage 24,961 GRT|
1 warship sunk, total tonnage 10 tons (lost aboard transport ships)
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,519 GRT
U-409 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Vorwärts (25 Aug 1942 - 2 Sep 1942)
Streitaxt (20 Oct 1942 - 1 Nov 1942)
Raufbold (11 Dec 1942 - 18 Dec 1942)
Sturmbock (21 Feb 1943 - 26 Feb 1943)
Wildfang (26 Feb 1943 - 5 Mar 1943)
Westmark (6 Mar 1943 - 11 Mar 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-409 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.
U-boat and large Hand
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