List of all U-boats

U-1131

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down6 Feb 1943 Howaldtswerke AG, Kiel (werk 33)
Launched3 Apr 1944
Commissioned20 May 1944Oblt. Günther Fiebig
Commanders
20 May 1944 - 30 Mar 1945  Oblt. Günther Fiebig
Career
No patrols
20 May 1944-30 Mar 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk on 30 March 1945 in the Rüschkanal at Hamburg-Finkenwerder, inside a pontoon dock south-east of U-boat pen Fink II, in position 53.33,5N, 09.51,3E, by bombs during US air raid (8th AF). Wreck broken up.

Loss position

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Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1131 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Black Cat in Circle

U-boat and V

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth