|Ordered||20 Jan 1941|
|Laid down||23 Apr 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 667)|
|Launched||17 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||30 Jan 1943||Oblt. Hubert Nordheimer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 14 May, 1943 at the Germaniawerft dockyard, Kiel, by US bombs. Raised, repaired, and returned to service on 8 Oct, 1943. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.
Sunk 4 April, 1945 at Deutsche Werke, Kiel, by British bombs.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-237 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.