|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||29 Jan 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 205)|
|Launched||17 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||30 Dec 1943||Oblt. Joachim Methner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered at Bergen, Norway on 14 May 1945.
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 2 June 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
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.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1005 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.
Bear on City Keys