|Ordered||2 Apr 1942|
|Laid down||16 Mar 1943||Danziger Werft AG, Danzig (werk 140)|
|Launched||2 Oct 1943|
|Commissioned||19 Jan 1944||Oblt. Martin Grasse|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 4 May 1945 off Holnis in the Flensburg Fjord, in position 54.53N, 09.37,5E, after running aground. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1168 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.