|Ordered||13 Jun 1942|
|Laid down||20 May 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 223)|
|Launched||3 May 1944|
|Commissioned||15 Jun 1944||Oblt. Wolfgang Strenger|
|Successes||1 warship sunk, total tonnage 335 tons|
1 ship damaged, total tonnage 7,345 GRT
Surrendered on 10 May 1945 in Weymouth, UK (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Used for exhibition tour on the west coast of Britain with the pennant N 83, afterwards transferred to Lisahally via Loch Ryan.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus and sailed equipped with it in March 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-1023 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
Head of Wolf