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Ordered30 Oct 1939
Laid down7 Mar 1941 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 113)
Launched15 Dec 1941
Commissioned29 Apr 1942Oblt. Walter Jahrmährker
29 Apr 1942 - 22 Oct 1942  Kptlt. Walther Jahrmärker
1 patrol
29 Apr 1942-1 Oct 1942  8. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1942-22 Oct 1942  9. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 22 October 1942 in the Norwegian Sea north-east of the Faeroe Islands, in position 63.55N, 00.24E, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (179 Sqn RAF/B). 47 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-412 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.


Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay

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