|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||30 Nov 1942||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 387)|
|Launched||7 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||20 Oct 1943||Kptlt. Georg Preuss|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Served as RO 501 in Japanese service from 15 Feb, 1944. Sunk 13 May, 1944 in the mid-Atlantic north-west of Cape Verde Islands, in position 18.08N, 33.13W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escort USS Francis M. Robinson.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1224 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.
Rising sun and Kriegsmarine flag