|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||14 Sep 1942||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 130)|
|Launched||30 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||14 Jul 1943||Italian Commander|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Renamed S 4 after being transferred to Italy in exchange for transport vessels. Reverted to Germany as U-429 after the Italian surrender.
Sunk 30 March, 1945 near Wilhelmshaven, in position 53.31N, 08.10E, by US bombs.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-429 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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Devil catching fish