|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 later in May 1945. Boat ended up in Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
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 -