Ship ClassType VII-class Submarine
BuilderBlohm und Voss
Yard Number211
Slip/Drydock NumberIII
Ordered23 Mar 1942
Laid Down12 Mar 1943
Displacement769 tons standard; 871 tons submerged
Length220 feet
Beam20 feet
Draft16 feet
MachineryTwo Germaniawerft F46 6cyl supercharged diesel engines (2,760-3,160bhp), two BBC GG UB 720/8 double-acting electric motors (740shp), two screws
Speed18 knots
Range8,500nm at 10 knots surfaced, 80nm at 4 knots submerged
Armament4x53.3cm bow torpedo tubes, 1x53.3cm stern torpedo tubes, 14 torpedoes or 26 TMA or TMB mines, 1x8.8cm deck gun, 1x3.7cm Flak M42 anti-aircraft gun, 2x2cm C/30 anti-aircraft guns
Submerged Speed7.6 knots


ww2dbaseSubmarine U-1011 was laid down at the Blohm und Voss yard in Hamburg, Germany in Mar 1943. Prior to completion, she was damaged during an air raid conducted by British RAF bombers on 25 Jul 1943. Initially ordered to receive repairs, she was eventually canceled on 22 Jul 1944.


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U-1011 Operational Timeline

23 Mar 1942 The construction for U-1011 was ordered.
12 Mar 1943 The keel of U-1011 was laid down at the Blohm und Voss yard in Hamburg, Germany.
25 Jul 1943 109 USAAF bombers attacked Hamburg, Germany in the afternoon as a follow up to the night raid by British bombers on the previous day; 15 bombers were lost. German passenger ship Weissesee was sunk in the harbor, the incomplete passenger liner Vaterland was heavily damaged at the Blohm und Voss shipyard, and the incomplete submarine U-1011 was also damaged at the Blohm und Voss shipyard.
22 Jul 1944 The repair work for U-1011 was canceled.

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