|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||11 Aug 1941||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 117)|
|Launched||9 May 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1942||Oblt. Christian Reich|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Decommissioned on 8 April 1943 at Stettin after being badly damaged west of Bornholm, in position 54.51N, 14.35E, by a mine in the British field Pollock on 30 March 1943.
Repaired in the Schichau-Werft at Königsberg and returned to service on 4 October 1943.
Sank on 12 December 1944 in the Baltic Sea north-west of Pillau, in position 54.58N, 19.43E, after a collision with the German minesweeper M 203. 36 dead and 5 survivors.
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Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-416 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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