List of all U-boats

U-1022

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered13 Jun 1942
Laid down6 May 1943 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 222)
Launched13 Apr 1944
Commissioned7 Jun 1944Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Ernst
Commanders
7 Jun 1944 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Hans-Joachim Ernst
Career
1 patrol
7 Jun 1944-31 Jan 1945  31. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
Successes1 ship sunk, total tonnage 1,392 GRT
1 auxiliary warship sunk, total tonnage 328 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred from Bergen, Norway to Loch Ryan on 30 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sank for unknown reasons on 29 Dec, 1945 at 55.40N, 08.15W.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

See the 2 ships hit by U-1022 - View the 1 war patrol

Schnorchel-fitted U-boat
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in June 1944. 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-1022 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.


Iron Glove

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris