|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||30 Apr 1943||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 142)|
|Launched||14 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||1 Mar 1944||Oblt. Friedrich Justi|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 2 May 1945 off Travemünde, in position 53.59N, 10.56E. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1170 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.