List of all U-boats

U-1204

Type

VIIC

 
Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down15 May 1943 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1574)
Launched9 Dec 1943
Commissioned17 Feb 1944Oblt. Heinrich Mäuerler
Commanders
17 Feb 1944 - Aug, 1944  Oblt. (R) Heinrich Mäueler
Aug, 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Erwin Jestel
Career
No patrols
17 Feb 1944-1 Aug 1944  8. Flottille (training)
1 Aug 1944-28 Feb 1945  21. Flottille (school boat)
1 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. 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-1204 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