|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.
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