A perfect cap for your museum and Kriegsmarine collection. The cap you see in the pictures is the cap you will get. Please do not hesitate to ask questions and feel free to check out my other auctions and feedback. If you want a U-boat cap made for a specific U-boat commander please feel free to get in touch. U-1024 was a type VIIC/41 U-boat laid down on 20 May 1943 by Blohm & Voss, Hamburg as yard number 224, launched on 3 May 1944 and commissioned on 28 June 1944 under the command of Kapitänleutnant Hans-Joachim Gutteck.After a successful attack on convoy HX 346, the escorts attacked U-1024 but without result. The boat sat on the bottom in a hollow until the hunt was called off.
U-1024 was captured on 12 April 1945 in the Irish Sea - south of the Isle of Man - when after a successful attack on convoy BB-80, U-1024 was located by HMS Loch Glendhu, which forced the boat to the surface by a Squid attack. It was reported that Kapitänleutnant.
Had been wounded by gunfire and then shot himself. A boarding party from HMS Loch More recovered valuable documents. The boat was taken in tow by the frigates but foundered the next day with nine dead and 37 survivors.
The item "WW2 Style German U-boat Kriegsmarine Hat Cap U-1024 Hans-Joachim Gutteck" is in sale since Sunday, October 3, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\World War II (1939-1945)\Uniforms". The seller is "warbooty" and is located in Portrush.
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