List of all U-boats

U-1108

Type

VIIC/41

 
Ordered2 Apr 1942
Laid down20 Sep 1943 Nordseewerke, Emden (werk 230)
Launched5 Sep 1944
Commissioned18 Nov 1944Oblt. Wolf Wigand
Commanders
18 Nov 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Wolf Wigand
Career
No patrols
18 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Lisahally on 27 May 1945.

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Became a British N type submarine. Used for tests. Broken up at Briton Ferry, Wales in May 1949.

Final location

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-1108 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.


Dog and a shooting Star

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel