List of all U-boats

U-1301

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down20 Jan 1943 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 494)
Launched22 Dec 1943
Commissioned11 Feb 1944Oblt. Karl-Heinrich Feufel
Commanders
Aug, 1944 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Paul Ehrenfried Lenkeit
11 Feb 1944 - Aug, 1944  Oblt. Karl-Heinrich Feufel
Career
No patrols
11 Feb 1944-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

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

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 16 Dec, 1945 in position 55.50N, 10.05W by bombs from British aircraft.

Final location

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

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1301 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.


Coat of Arms of Pommern

Devil

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel