|Ordered||6 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||9 Apr 1941||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1506)|
|Launched||11 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Jun 1942||Oblt. Hellmuth-Bert Richard|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 21 September 1942 in the Baltic Sea off Kahlberg in the Danzig Bay, in position 54.27N, 18.55E, by an air-laid mine in the British field Privet II. 23 dead and 18 survivors.
U-446 was raised on 1 November 1942, taken to Lübeck and used as test hulk after being decommissioned on 12 November. Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel, in position 54.19N, 10.09E. Wreck broken up in 1947.Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-446 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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