|Ordered||13 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||30 Apr 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 220)|
|Launched||22 Mar 1944|
|Commissioned||17 May 1944||Oblt. Otto Eberlein|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on or after 9 January 1945 in the North Sea east of Dundee, in position 56.32,7N, 01.18,9W, by a mine in the British minefield SN 17. 52 dead (all hands lost). (Axel Niestlé, May 2009).
The wreck of U-1020 was located in September 2007.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in June 1944.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1020 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.
Rampant Wild Boar