|Ordered||23 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||23 Feb 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 210)|
|Launched||5 Jan 1944|
|Commissioned||22 Feb 1944||Oblt. Otto Bitter|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 14 May 1945 at Loch Eriboll, Scotland.
Later transferred to Lisahally.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in April 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-1010 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Coat of Arms of Hamburg