List of all U-boats




Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down18 Apr 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1571)
Launched4 Nov 1943
Commissioned13 Jan 1944Oblt. Eberhard Ebert
13 Jan 1944 - 1 Jul 1944  Oblt. Eberhard Ebert
2 Jul 1944 - 13 Oct 1944  Oblt. Kurt Ahlers
14 Oct 1944 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Reinhold Merkle
No patrols
13 Jan 1944-30 Jun 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1944-28 Feb 1945  21. Flottille (school boat)
1 Mar 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Hamburg, after being badly damaged by bombs during US air raid (8th AF) on 11 March 1945. 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-1201 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.

Leaping Boar

Media links

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

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel