|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||16 Mar 1942||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 124)|
|Launched||7 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||3 Mar 1943||Oblt. Joachim Methner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 17 June 1944 in the Norwegian Sea north-east of the Shetland Islands, in position 63.06N, 02.05E, by depth charges from a Norwegian Catalina aircraft (333 Sqn RAF/D). 53 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-423 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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