List of all U-boats

U-1014

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered23 Mar 1942
Laid down25 Mar 1943 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 214)
Launched30 Jan 1944
Commissioned14 Mar 1944Oblt. Wolfgang Glaser
Commanders
14 Mar 1944 - 4 Feb 1945  Oblt. Wolfgang Glaser
Career
1 patrol
14 Mar 1944-31 Dec 1944  31. Flottille (training)
1 Jan 1945-4 Feb 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 4 Feb 1945 in the North Channel east of Malin Head, in position 55.17N, 06.44W, by depth charges from the British frigates HMS Loch Scavaig, HMS Nyasaland, HMS Papua and HMS Loch Shin. 48 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 1 war patrol

This boat is a dive site

Innes McCartney dove on this boat in 2001 (see his report).

Depth: 230 feet (70 meters)
Position (lat, long): 55.17, -6.44

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Attacks on this boat and other events

16 Sep 1944
The boat suffered casualties of two dead and three wounded in a Soviet air raid on the harbour of Libau in the Baltic.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

General notes on this boat

19 May 1944. On 19 May, 1944 U-1014 rammed her sister boat U-1015 in the Baltic west of Pillau, sinking her with the loss of 36 men (14 survived).

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in January 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 the boat

16 Sep 1944
The boat suffered casualties of two dead and three wounded in a Soviet air raid on the harbour of Libau in the Baltic.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Iron Glove

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel