List of all U-boats

U-1275

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered13 Jun 1942
Laid down7 Jul 1943 Bremer Vulkan-Vegesacker Werft, Bremen-Vegesack (werk 70)
Launched8 Feb 1944
Commissioned22 Mar 1944Oblt. Hellmut Niss
Commanders
22 Mar 1944 - 17 Jul 1944   Hellmut Niss
18 Jul 1944 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Günther Frohberg
Career
No patrols
22 Mar 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (school boat)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 off berth No.5 in Deutsche Werke shipyard at Kiel. 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-1275 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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