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Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down28 Dec 1942 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1563)
Launched5 Aug 1943
Commissioned7 Oct 1943Oblt. Joachim Guse
7 Oct 1943 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Joachim Guse
1 patrol
7 Oct 1943-1 Jun 1944  24. Flottille (training)
1 Jun 1944-1 Aug 1944  8. Flottille (active service)
1 Aug 1944-28 Feb 1945  24. Flottille (training)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. Wreck broken up.

Final location

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1193 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth

Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay

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