|Ordered||4 Nov 1940|
|Laid down||2 Nov 1941||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1037)|
|Launched||3 Jul 1942|
|Commissioned||20 Oct 1942||Kptlt. Helmut Fiehn|
|Successes||1 ship sunk, total tonnage 3,025 GRT|
U-191 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Seeteufel (28 Mar 1943 - 30 Mar 1943)
L÷wenherz (1 Apr 1943 - 10 Apr 1943)
Lerche (10 Apr 1943 - 16 Apr 1943)
Meise (16 Apr 1943 - 23 Apr 1943)
Attacks on this boat
13 Apr 1943
The boat reported being attacked repeatedly by a Sunderland flying boat but each time fighting it off. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 279)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-191 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.