|Ordered||25 Aug 1941|
|Laid down||13 Mar 1943||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1567)|
|Launched||30 Sep 1943|
|Commissioned||2 Dec 1943||Ltnt. Heinz Baum|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Decommissioned on 25 April 1945 at Wesermünde, after being badly damaged by bombs during US air raid (8th AF) in the Deschimag AG Weser shipyard at Bremen on 30 March 1945.
Captured at Wesermünde by British forces in May 1945.
Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-1197 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
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