|Ordered||10 Apr 1941|
|Laid down||31 Jan 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 151)|
|Launched||14 Oct 1942|
|Commissioned||3 Dec 1942||Oblt. Kurt Pressel|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 7 July, 1943 north-west of Kap St.Vincent, in position 37.40N, 15.30W by depth charges from a US Liberator aircraft (1st A/S USAAF/K). 46 dead (all hands lost).
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-951 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.