List of all U-boats




Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down3 Apr 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2501)
Launched12 May 1944
Commissioned27 Jun 1944Oblt. Otto Hübschen
27 Jun 1944 - 20 Nov 1944  Oblt. Otto Hübschen
21 Nov 1944 - 3 May 1945   -- acting (LI)
No patrols
27 Jun 1944-20 Nov 1944  31. Flottille (training)
21 Nov 1944-3 May 1945  8. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled at 0708hrs on 3 May 1945 at Hamburg. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2501 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