List of all U-boats

U-1170

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down30 Apr 1943 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 142)
Launched14 Oct 1943
Commissioned1 Mar 1944Oblt. Friedrich Justi
Commanders
1 Mar 1944 - 3 May 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Justi
Career
No patrols
1 Mar 1944-30 Sep 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1944-3 May 1945  33. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Travem√ľnde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1170 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel