List of all U-boats

U-412

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered30 Oct 1939
Laid down7 Mar 1941 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 113)
Launched15 Dec 1941
Commissioned29 Apr 1942Oblt. Walter Jahrmährker
Commanders
29 Apr 1942 - 22 Oct 1942  Kptlt. Walther Jahrmärker
Career
1 patrol
29 Apr 1942-1 Oct 1942  8. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1942-22 Oct 1942  9. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 22 Oct 1942 north-east of the Faeroes, in position 63.55N, 00.24E, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (Sqdn. 179/B). 47 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-412 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.


Helmet

Media links


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

Blair, Clay