|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||14 Jul 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1579)|
|Launched||9 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||13 Apr 1944||Oblt. Ewald Hüsenbeck|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 18 December 1944 in the English Channel east of the Isles of Scilly, in position 49.57N, 05.47W, after running aground on Wolf Rock. 9 dead and 44 survivors.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in November 1944 but it was of course installed prior to that date.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1209 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.
Crosses and Crown