|Ordered||4 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||17 Jan 1942||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1040)|
|Launched||22 Sep 1942|
|Commissioned||8 Jan 1943||Kptlt. Hermann Hesse|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 24 June 1943 in the North Atlantic south-west of Iceland, in position 59.00N, 26.18W, by a Fido homing torpedo from a US Catalina aircraft (VP-84 USN/G). 54 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, December 1987).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk 24 June 1943 south of Iceland, in position 58.15N, 25.25W, by depth charges from a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 120/H). (Postwar assessment)
Notes. This attack in fact resulted in the sinking of U-200.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-194 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Coat of Arms of Hannover