|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||7 Apr 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 161)|
|Launched||17 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||4 Feb 1943||Ltnt. Klaus Fischer|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 29 March 1944 in the Norwegian Sea north-east of the Faeroe Islands, in position 64.31N, 03.19W, by depth charges from the British sloop HMS Starling. 49 dead (all hands lost).
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Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-961 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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