List of all U-boats

U-1060

Type

VIIF

 
Ordered25 Aug 1941
Laid down7 Jul 1942 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 694)
Launched8 Mar 1943
Commissioned15 May 1943 Oblt. Herbert Brammer
Commanders
15 May 1943 - 27 Oct 1944  Oblt. Herbert Brammer
Career
6 patrols
15 May 1943-27 Oct 1944  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Grounded on 27 October 1944 in the North Sea south of Bronnoysund, in position 65.24N, 11.59,5E after sustaining damage by rockets and depth charges from Firefly and 2 Barracuda aircraft of the British carrier HMS Implacable, 2 British Handley Page Halifax aircraft (Sqdn 502/D/T) and from 2 Czechoslovakian Liberator aircraft (Sqdn 311/H/Y). 12 dead and 43 survivors.

Loss position

View the 6 war patrols

Attacks on this boat and other events

27 Oct 1944

A British Fairey Firefly aircraft (Sqdn 1771) was shot down. The boat was lost in this mass attack of Fireflies and Barracuda aircraft.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1060 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.


Sword on Shield

Media links


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