|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||15 May 1941||Deutsche Schiff und Maschinenbau AG, Bremen (werk 708)|
|Launched||6 Jun 1942|
|Commissioned||16 Nov 1942||Oblt. Hermann Bauer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 27 March, 1943 south of Iceland, in position 60.54N, 15.25W, by depth charges from a British B-17 Fortress aircraft (Sqdn. 206/L). 54 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-169 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.
Bird with Twig