|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||1 Oct 1941||Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 300)|
|Launched||8 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||7 Oct 1942||Oblt. Emil Claussen|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 25 March 1943 in the North Atlantic south of Iceland, in position 62.12N, 16.40W, by depth charges from a British Fortress aircraft (206 Sqn RAF/L). 47 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-469 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.