|Shipyard||Bremer Vulkan, Vegesack|
|Ordered||9 Feb 1917|
|Launched||23 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||29 Jun 1918|
|start date unknown - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
|Fate||20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Ran aground on the English East coast on the way to be broken up in 1921..|
There was another U 161 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 1 Mar 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 8 Jul 1941. Take a look at the U 161 from WWII.