|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||6 Feb 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1565)|
|Launched||2 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1943||Oblt. Karl-Heinz Schröter|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 18,614 GRT|
Sunk 7 April 1945 in the English Channel in position 50.33.17N, 00.56.09W, by depth charges from the British destroyer HMS Watchman. Salvage attempts abandoned in April 1945. 32 dead and 18 survivors.
This boat is a dive siteDepth: 110 feet (34 meters)
Position (lat, long): 50.33, -0.56
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This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in February 1945 but it was of course installed prior to that date. 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-1195 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.
Prancing Unicorn - U-763