List of all U-boats

U-2325

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down29 Apr 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 479)
Launched13 Jul 1944
Commissioned3 Aug 1944Oblt. Wolf-Harald Schüer
Commanders
3 Aug 1944 - 20 Apr 1945  Oblt. Wolf-Harald Schüler
21 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Kurt Eckel
Career
No patrols
3 Aug 1944-14 Aug 1944  4. Flottille (training)
15 Aug 1944-31 Jan 1945  32. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Kristiansand Süd, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Taken to Loch Ryan on 29 May 1945 for a href=/fates/deadlight_elektro.htm>Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 28 November, 1945 in position 56.10N, 10.05W by gunfire from the destroyers HMS Onslow and ORP Blyskawica (Polish).

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-2325 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


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