|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||3 Apr 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2501)|
|Launched||12 May 1944|
|Commissioned||27 Jun 1944||Oblt. Otto Hübschen|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled at 0708hrs on 3 May 1945 at Hamburg. Wreck broken up.
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.