|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||28 Apr 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1572)|
|Launched||11 Nov 1943|
|Commissioned||27 Jan 1944||Kptlt. Rolf Thomsen (Oak Leaves)|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 7,176 GRT|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Post war information (see more post-war boats):
General notes on this boat
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in October 1944 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-1202 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.
Emblem of Kampfgeschwader 257 (Lions)