List of all U-boats

U-1303

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down8 Apr 1943 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 496)
Launched10 Feb 1944
Commissioned5 Apr 1944Oblt. Heinz Baum
Commanders
5 Apr 1944 - Apr, 1945  Oblt. (R) Heinz Baum
Apr, 1945 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Helmut Herglotz
Career
No patrols
5 Apr 1944-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Kupfermühlen Bay near Flensburg. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-1303 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Dog and Bone

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel