|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||23 Mar 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1569)|
|Launched||12 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1943||Kptlt. Rolf Nollmann|
|Successes||1 ship a total loss, total tonnage 7,176 GRT|
Sunk on 21 January 1945 in the English Channel south of Land's End, in position 49.57N, 05.42W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Icarus and the British corvette HMS Mignonette. 48 dead and 1 survivor.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in September 1944 but it was of course installed prior to that date. 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-1199 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.