U-Boat Type XX1
Series No. 3|
31' 12" North*
30' 36" West*|
Lat. & Long.
- see below ||Diving
on her port side in a East-North-East to West-South-West direction..
tower and gun terrets have collapsed onto the seabed.
gun barrels on both turrets are intact.
prop is still visible, the other is buried in the sand.
hatch and torpedo loading hatch are both open.
hydroplanes are visible in moored position.
has become detached.
XX1 Diesel/Electric Class, she was built in August 1944 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg
and measured 76.70 x 8.00 x 11.30 metres and grossed 1,621 tons.
was powered by 2 supercharged 6 cylinder diesel engines, 2 double-acting electric
motors and 2 silent-running electric motors giving a top speed of 17.2 knots (electric).
no patrols, and surrendered on 9 May 1945 in Bergen, Norway.
was then transferred to Lerwick on 18 June 1945, and then Lisahally, Co. Derry
on 21 June 1945.
is possible she sank under tow as she exhibits no sign og damage.
commander was Captain Horst von Schroeter.
by kind per mission of wrecksite.eu
for INFOMAR* Side-Scan image
Deadlight Expedition 2"
Paisey (November 2016)
- Geological Survey of Ireland
update - 31-Oct-2020