U 1105


U 1105 was a type VII/41 uboat laid down by Nordseewerke in Emden in July 1943. She was launched in April the following year and commissioned in 5. Unterseeboot Flotille under command of Oberleutnant zur See Hans-Joachim Schwarz as a training boat in June 1944. In February 1945 they were transferred to 5. Flotille as a front boat. She did one war patrol and is credited with having sunk one British frigate. She surrendered outside Scotland 10. May 1945 and was used for trials by Royal Navy under the name N-16. She was later sailed to America and used by US Navy as a target ship for testing of new depth charges. She was scuttled 29. September 1948 and rest today in Potomac river on a depth of 20 to 29 meter west of Piney Point.

Former names:
U 1105

220,2 x 20,4 x 31,6 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
769 displ ( surfaced ) Emden ( D ) 1944 ( US )

38°08'10.8"N 76°33'05.0"W

Picture: Type VIIC/41 uboat
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