|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||6 Aug 1941||AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1027)|
|Launched||16 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||23 Jul 1942||Oblt. Ralph Münnich|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-187 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.