List of all U-boats

U-1022

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered13 Jun 1942
Laid down6 May 1943 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 222)
Launched13 Apr 1944
Commissioned7 Jun 1944Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Ernst
Commanders
7 Jun 1944 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Ernst
Career
1 patrol
7 Jun 1944-31 Jan 1945  31. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,392 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 328 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Lisahally on 30 May 1945.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sank for unknown reasons on 29 Dec, 1945 at 55.40N, 08.15W.

Final location

See the 2 ships hit by U-1022 - View the 1 war patrol

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat

This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in June 1944.

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-1022 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Iron Glove

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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($ 50.00)


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


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($ 68.95)

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(£ 41.99)

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