|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||29 Jan 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 205)|
|Launched||17 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Dec 1943||Oblt. Joachim Methner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surredered at Bergen, Norway on 14 May 1945.
Transferred from Bergen, Norway to Loch Ryan on 30 May, 1945 for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in February 1945 but it was of course installed prior to that date. Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1005 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.