|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||29 Jun 1943||Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 226)|
|Launched||7 Dec 1943|
|Commissioned||15 Mar 1944||Oblt. Rüdiger Perleberg|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 30 May 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat is a dive site
Innes McCartney dove on this boat in 2002 (see his report).Depth: 272 feet (83 meters)
Position (lat, long): 56.10, -10.05
See more U-boat dive sites.
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in January 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-1104 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.