List of all U-boats

U-1064

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down23 Sep 1943 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 701)
Launched22 Jun 1944
Commissioned29 Jul 1944Korvkpt. Hermann Schneidewind
Commanders
29 Jul 1944 - 9 May 1945  KrvKpt. Karl-Hermann Schneidewind (German Cross in Gold)
Career
1 patrol
29 Jul 1944-31 Jan 1945  5. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,564 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Trondheim, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 29 May 1945.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Allocated to the USSR by the TNC. Arrived Libau (Latvia) on 4 Dec 45 with RN Pennant No: N.24. Allocated to the Baltic Fleet on 13 Feb 46. Renamed S-83 on 9 Jun 49. To reserve on 29 Dec 55. Designated as floating submarine battery recharging station PZS-33 on 18 Jan 56. Re-designated as training hulk UTS-49 on 1 Jun 57. Struck from Soviet Navy list on 12 Mar 74. Broken-up for scrap.

Final location

See the 1 ships hit by U-1064 - View the 1 war patrol

Attacks on this boat and other events

21 Feb 1945
Slight damage from depth-charging by the British escort HMS Fusilier.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat
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-1064 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.



Red deer

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