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Ordered5 Jun 1941
Laid down21 Jun 1943 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 690)
Launched30 Mar 1944
Commissioned29 Apr 1944Oblt. Rudolf Schwarz
29 Apr 1944 - Dec, 1944  Oblt. (R) Rudolf Schwarz
Jan, 1945 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Gustav Schröder
No patrols
29 Apr 1944-5 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in the Gelting Bay. Wreck later raised and broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1056 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.

Light Buoy

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth

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