|Ordered||23 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||15 Feb 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 207)|
|Launched||8 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Jan 1944||Kptlt. Hans Hornkohl|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 2 May 1945 in the Trave river north-east of Lübeck, in position 53.54,4N, 10.50,9E, after being badly damaged by rockets from four British Typhoon aircraft (245 Sqn RAF). 2 dead, unknown number of survivors.
U-1007 was strafed and attacked with rockets by four Typhoon aircraft (245 Sqn RAF, pilots F/Lt F.S. Murphy, F/O F.J. Pearson, W/O K.D. Woddan and F/Sgt C.M. Brocklehurst) in the Trave river north-east of Lübeck. One man was killed and another later died of wounds in a hospital. The badly damaged boat was beached and scuttled. The wreck was raised in May 1946 and broken up.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-1007 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 3 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Tree on White Shield
Raven with Bottle wearing Cap