|Ordered||14 Oct 1941|
|Laid down||31 Dec 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 201)|
|Launched||6 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||18 Nov 1943||Oblt. Ernst-Ulrich Blaudow|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
This boat was fitted with a Schnorchel underwater-breathing apparatus in February 1945.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1001 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.