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Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down30 Apr 1943 Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 142)
Launched14 Oct 1943
Commissioned1 Mar 1944Oblt. Friedrich Justi
1 Mar 1944 - 2 May 1945  Kptlt. Friedrich Justi
No patrols
1 Mar 1944-30 Sep 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Oct 1944-2 May 1945  33. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 2 May 1945 off Travem√ľnde, in position 53.59N, 10.56E. Wreck 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-1170 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

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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