|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||5 Oct 1942||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 131)|
|Launched||22 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Aug 1943||Italian Commander|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Given to Italy in exchange for transport submarines and renamed S 6. On 10 September 1943 taken over by the Kriegsmarine at Gotenhafen after the Italian surrender and commissioned as U-430 on 29 September 1943.
Sunk on 30 March 1945 in the Deschimag AG Weser shipyard at Bremen, in position 53.07N, 08.45E, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF). 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-430 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.