List of all U-boats

U-2331

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down30 Jun 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 485)
Launched22 Aug 1944
Commissioned12 Sep 1944Oblt. Hans-Walter Pahl
Commanders
12 Sep 1944 - 10 Oct 1944  Oblt. Hans-Walter Pahl
Career
No patrols
12 Sep 1944-10 Oct 1944  32. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sank on 10 Oct, 1944 near Hela, in approximate position 54.00N, 18.00E, in an accident. 15 dead and 4 survivors.

Loss position

Raised and towed to Gotenhafen, further details unknown.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2331 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel