|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||28 Dec 1942||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 388)|
|Launched||21 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||10 Nov 1943||Oblt. Ernst Sauerberg|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 24 June, 1944 north-west of Bergen, in position 63.00N, 00.50W, by depth charges from a Canadian Catalina aircraft (RCAF-Sqdn 162/P). 56 dead (all hands lost).
Attacks on this boat and other events
24 Jun 1944
Aircraft attack, aircraft shot down:Canadian Catalina (Sqdn 162/P)
U-boat sunk. 5 of 8 air crew rescued. The captain of the Canso, Flight Lieutenant D.E. Hornell, was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for his conduct during the attack and afterwards while awaiting rescue in the dinghy.
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-1225 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 each one below.
The Rising Sun - U-1225