List of all U-boats

U-1108

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down20 Sep 1943 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 230)
Launched5 Sep 1944
Commissioned18 Nov 1944Oblt. Wolf Wigand
Commanders
18 Nov 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Wolf Wigand
Career
No patrols
18 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Transferred to Lisahally on 27 May 1945.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Became a British N type submarine. Used for tests. Broken up at Briton Ferry, Wales in May 1949.

Final location

Blue marker shows the final fate of the boat after the war. Orange marker shows German surrender. Map is click-able and zoom-able.

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-1108 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.


Dog and a shooting Star

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth