|Ordered||4 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||22 Dec 1941||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1039)|
|Launched||24 Aug 1942|
|Commissioned||10 Dec 1942||Korvkpt. Hans Pauckstadt|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 10,172 GRT|
Listed as missing after 23 April, 1944 in the Bay of Biscay.
No explanation exists for its loss. 59 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, July 1996).
Previously recorded fate
Attacks on this boat
6 Jul 1943
An unknown aircraft hit the boat wounding 2 men and destroying the Metox equipment. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 345)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-193 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.