|Ordered||23 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||15 Feb 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 207)|
|Launched||8 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Jan 1944||Kptlt. Hans Hornkohl|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 2 May 1945 in the Trave river north-east of Lübeck, in position 53.54,4N, 10.50,9E, after being badly damaged by rockets from four British Typhoon aircraft (245 Sqn RAF). 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.
U-1007 was strafed and attacked with rockets by four Typhoon aircraft (245 Sqn RAF, pilots F/Lt F.S. Murphy, F/O F.J. Pearson, W/O K.D. Woddan and F/Sgt C.M. Brocklehurst) in the Trave river north-east of Lübeck. One man was killed and another later died of wounds in a hospital. The badly damaged boat was beached and scuttled. The wreck was raised in May 1946 and broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1007 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 3 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Tree on White Shield
Raven with Bottle wearing Cap