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Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down11 Dec 1942 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 136)
Launched3 Jul 1943
Commissioned27 Oct 1943Kptlt. Fokko Schlömer
27 Oct 1943 - 28 Jun 1944  Oblt. Fokko Schlömer
29 Jun 1944 - 24 Jul 1944  Kptlt. Hans Wengel
No patrols
27 Oct 1943-1 Jul 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Jul 1944-24 Jul 1944  8. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 24 July 1944 in the Deutsche Werke shipyard at Kiel by bombs during a British air raid (RAF Bomber Command). Decommissioned and broken up after being raised.

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1164 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.

Coat of Arms of Ostfriesland


Media links

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

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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