List of all U-boats

U-410

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered30 Oct 1939
Laid down9 Jan 1941 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 111)
Launched14 Oct 1941
Commissioned23 Feb 1942Kptlt. Kurt Sturm
Commanders
23 Feb 1942 - 4 Feb 1943   Kurt Sturm
5 Feb 1943 - 11 Mar 1944  Oblt. Horst-Arno Fenski (Knights Cross)
Career
7 patrols
23 Feb 1942-31 Aug 1942  5. Flottille (training)
1 Sep 1942-31 May 1943  7. Flottille (active service)
1 Jun 1943-11 Mar 1944  29. Flottille (active service)
Successes7 ships sunk, total tonnage 47,244 GRT
2 warships sunk, total tonnage 6,895 tons
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,134 GRT
1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 3,722 GRT
Fate

Sunk at 1200hrs on 11 March, 1944 in the Mediterranean near Toulon, France, in position 43.07N, 05.55E, by US bombs.

Loss position

See the 11 ships hit by U-410 - View the 7 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-410 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Lohs (13 Sep 1942 - 22 Sep 1942)
   Blitz (22 Sep 1942 - 26 Sep 1942)
   Tiger (26 Sep 1942 - 29 Sep 1942)
   Letzte Ritter (29 Sep 1942 - 1 Oct 1942)
   Wotan (5 Oct 1942 - 17 Oct 1942)
   Raufbold (11 Dec 1942 - 20 Dec 1942)
   Robbe (16 Feb 1943 - 13 Mar 1943)

General notes on this boat

2 Jan 1943. On 2 Jan, 1943 the boat saved 80 survivors from the sunken German blockade-runner Rhakotis and returned to St. Nazaire the next day.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-410 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Sword on a Shield

Media links


U-Boat Attack Logs

Daniel Morgan and Bruce Taylor


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay