|Ordered||13 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||28 Apr 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 219)|
|Launched||22 Mar 1944|
|Commissioned||4 May 1944||Oblt. Hans Rinck|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Trondheim, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 29 May 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Attacks on this boat and other events
16 Feb 1945
The U-boat was attacked by a Polish-crewed Wellington (RAF Sqdn 304/Q) west of the Hebrides, suffering moderate damage. (Sources: Dr. Jürgen Rohwer)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in February 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-1019 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
U and Ring