List of all U-boats




Ordered14 Oct 1941
Laid down25 May 1943 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 398)
Launched25 Jan 1944
Commissioned17 May 1944Oblt. Franz Barsch
Mar, 1944 - Apr, 1944  Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
17 May 1944 - 15 Apr 1945   Franz Barsch
2 patrols
17 May 1944-30 Nov 1944  31. Flottille (training)
1 Dec 1944-15 Apr 1945  33. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk 15 April 1945 in the North Atlantic, in position 42.54N, 30.25W, by depth charges from the US destroyer escorts USS Stanton and USS Frost. 57 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

View the 2 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-1235 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Seewolf (14 Apr 1945 - 15 Apr 1945)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1235 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.


Media links

USS Frost

Kerrigan, Warren J.

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