|Ordered||23 Mar 1942|
|Laid down||2 Apr 1943||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 216)|
|Launched||8 Feb 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Apr 1944||Oblt. Walther Erhardt|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 5 May, 1945 at Lübeck Bay.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1016 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.