|Ordered||5 Jun 1941|
|Laid down||7 Apr 1942||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 162)|
|Launched||17 Dec 1942|
|Commissioned||11 Feb 1943||Oblt. Ernst Liesberg|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk on 8 April 1944 in the North Atlantic north-west of Cape Finisterre, Spain, in position 45.43N, 19.57W, by depth charges from the British sloops HMS Crane and HMS Cygnet. 50 dead (all hands lost).
Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).
U-962 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
Coronel (4 Dec 1943 - 8 Dec 1943)
Coronel 2 (8 Dec 1943 - 14 Dec 1943)
Coronel 3 (14 Dec 1943 - 17 Dec 1943)
Borkum (18 Dec 1943 - 26 Dec 1943)
Preussen (22 Feb 1944 - 22 Mar 1944)
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-962 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.