|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||21 Aug 1942||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 695)|
|Launched||22 Apr 1943|
|Commissioned||25 Aug 1943||Oblt. Otto Hinrichs|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Loch Ryan, Scotland on 2 June 1945.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).
Attacks on this boat and other events
30 Oct 1944
The boat was severely damaged by depth charges from a British B-24 (Sqdn 224, pilot W. S. Blackden) and a Canadian Wellington aircraft (Sqdn 407, pilot J. E. Neelin). The boat was able to escape to Maloy to be repaired. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 601)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from the boat
11 Apr 1944
On the U-1061 a lookout broke his leg during heavy weather.
Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -