|Ordered||25 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||10 Jan 1940||Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 273)|
|Launched||24 Aug 1940|
|Commissioned||2 Oct 1940||Oblt. Friedrich von Hippel|
|Successes||1 warship sunk, total tonnage 206 tons|
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-144 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.