List of all U-boats

U-3525

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down17 Oct 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1670)
Launched23 Dec 1944
Commissioned31 Jan 1945Kptlt. Hans-Ludwig Gaude
Commanders
31 Jan 1945 - 30 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Hans-Ludwig Gaude
1 May 1945 - 3 May 1945  Kptlt. Franz Kranich
Career
No patrols
31 Jan 1945-30 Apr 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Damaged by bombs on 30 April, 1945 in the western Baltic. Taken to Kiel, and scuttled there on 3 May, 1945. 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-3525 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