List of all U-boats
|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||16 Apr 1942||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 125)|
|Launched||28 Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Apr 1943||Oblt. Günther Lüders|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 11 February 1944 in the North Atlantic south-west of Ireland, in position 50.00N, 18.14W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Wild Goose and HMS Woodpecker. 50 dead (all hands lost).
U-424 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Eisenhart 2 (9 Nov 1943 - 15 Nov 1943)
Schill 3 (18 Nov 1943 - 22 Nov 1943)
Weddigen (22 Nov 1943 - 7 Dec 1943)
Igel 2 (3 Feb 1944 - 11 Feb 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-424 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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