List of all U-boats

U-1104

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down29 Jun 1943 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 226)
Launched7 Dec 1943
Commissioned15 Mar 1944Oblt. Rüdiger Perleberg
Commanders
15 Mar 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Rüdiger Perleberg
Career
1 patrol
15 Mar 1944-31 Jan 1945  8. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Transferred from Bergen, Norway to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 30 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 1 December, 1945 at 56.10N x 10.05W by naval gunfire.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

View the 1 war patrol

This boat is a dive site

Innes McCartney dove on this boat in 2002 (see his report).

Depth: 272 feet (83 meters)
Position (lat, long): 56.10, -10.05

See more U-boat dive sites.

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 U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1104 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

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


Wild Boar

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris