List of all U-boats

U-3530

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down3 Nov 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1675)
Launched26 Jan 1945
Commissioned22 Mar 1945Oblt. Wilhelm Brauel
Commanders
23 Mar 1945 - 23 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Wilhelm Brauel (German Cross in Gold)
24 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Walter-Ernst Koch
Career
No patrols
22 Mar 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. 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-3530 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