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German submarine U-1235
Career
Name: U-1235
Ordered: 14 October 1941
Builder: Deutsche Werft, Hamburg
Yard number: 398
Laid down: 25 May 1943
Launched: 25 January 1944
Commissioned: 17 May 1944
Fate: Sunk, 15 April 1945
General characteristics
Type: Type IXC/40 submarine
Displacement: 1,120 t (1,100 long tons) surfaced
1,232 t (1,213 long tons) submerged
Length: 76.8 m (252 ft 0 in) o/a
58.7 m (192 ft 7 in) pressure hull
Beam: 6.9 m (22 ft 8 in) o/a
4.4 m (14 ft 5 in) pressure hull
Height: 9.6 m (31 ft 6 in)
Draft: 4.7 m (15 ft 5 in)
Propulsion: 2 × MAN M9V40/46 supercharged 9-cylinder diesel engines, 4,400 hp (3,281 kW)
2 × SSW GU345/34 double-acting electric motors, 1,000 hp (746 kW)
Speed: 19 knots (35 km/h) surfaced
7.3 knots (13.5 km/h) submerged
Range: 25,620 nmi (47,450 km) at 10 knots (19 km/h) surfaced
117 nmi (217 km) at 4 kn (7.4 km/h) submerged
Test depth: 230 m (750 ft)
Complement: 48 to 56
Armament: • 6 × torpedo tubes (4 bow, 2 stern)
• 22 × 533 mm (21 in) torpedoes
• 1 × Utof 105 mm/45 deck gun (110 rounds)
• AA guns
Service record[1][2]
Part of: 31st U-boat Flotilla
(17 May–30 November 1944)
33rd U-boat Flotilla
(1 December 1944–15 April 1945)
Commanders: Kptlt. Rolf Bahn
(March–April 1944)
Oblt. Franz Barsch
(17 May 1944–15 April 1945)
Operations: 1st patrol: 6–19 February 1945
2nd patrol: 19 March –15 April 1945
Victories: None

German submarine U-1235 was a Type IXC/40 U-boat of the German Kriegsmarine during World War II. The submarine was laid down on 25 May 1943 at the Deutsche Werft yard at Hamburg, launched on 25 January 1944, and commissioned on 17 May 1944. She served with 31st U-boat Flotilla (31st U-Boat Flotilla), a training unit, and with 33rd U-boat Flotilla from 1 December 1944 to 15 April 1945.

Service history[]

The U-boat completed two combat patrols in early 1945, but did not sink any ships. U-1235 was sunk on 15 April 1945 in the North Atlantic by hedgehogs from the destroyer escorts Stanton (DE-247) and Frost (DE-144) during Operation Teardrop.

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