List of all U-boats

U-2336

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down27 Jul 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 490)
Launched10 Sep 1944
Commissioned30 Sep 1944Ltnt. Jürgen Vockel
Commanders
30 Sep 1944 - 30 Mar 1945  Oblt. Jürgen Vockel
1 Apr 1945 - 15 May 1945  Kptlt. Emil Klusmeier
Career
1 patrol
30 Sep 1944-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (active service)
Successes2 ships sunk, total tonnage 4,669 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 15 May 1945 at Kiel, Germany (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Surrendered at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Taken to Lisahally on 21 June 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 3 Jan, 1946 in position 56.06N, 09.00W by gunfire from the destroyer HMS Offa.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

See the 2 ships hit by U-2336 - View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2336 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris