|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||16 Aug 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2518)|
|Launched||4 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||4 Nov 1944||Oblt. Friedrich Weidner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Transferred to France on 14 Feb, 1946 and became the French submarine Roland Morillot. Stricken on 17 Oct, 1967 as Q426. Broken up in 1969.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2518 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat! See the emblem page for this boat or view each one below.