|Ordered||13 Apr 1940|
|Laid down||10 Feb 1941||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1499)|
|Launched||26 Feb 1942|
|Commissioned||9 May 1942||Oblt. Albert Langfeld|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 11 March 1943 in the North Atlantic west of Ireland, in position 51.14N, 29.18W, by ramming and depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Harvester and the Free French corvette Aconit. 41 dead and 4 survivors.
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Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-444 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.
Coat of Arms of Kitzbühel