|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||7 Jul 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 694)|
|Launched||8 Mar 1943|
|Commissioned||15 May 1943||Oblt. Herbert Brammer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Grounded on 27 October 1944 in the North Sea south of Bronnoysund, in position 65.24N, 11.59,5E after sustaining damage by rockets and depth charges from Firefly and 2 Barracuda aircraft of the British carrier HMS Implacable, 2 British Handley Page Halifax aircraft (Sqdn 502/D/T) and from 2 Czechoslovakian Liberator aircraft (Sqdn 311/H/Y). 12 dead and 43 survivors.
Attacks on this boat and other events
27 Oct 1944
The boat was sunk during a mass attack by British Firefly and Barracuda aircraft. One Firefly from RAF Sqdn 1771 was shot down.
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1060 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.
Sword on Shield