|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||4 Nov 1942||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1561)|
|Launched||6 Jul 1943|
|Commissioned||9 Sep 1943||Oblt. Peter Grau|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Missing since 12 June 1944 in the English Channel. 50 dead (all hands lost). (FDS/NHB, March 1997).
Previously recorded fate
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1191 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.