|Ordered||20 Sep 1944|
|Laid down||21 Oct 1944||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 510)|
|Launched||19 Dec 1944|
|Commissioned||12 Jan 1945||Oblt. Friedrich Hartel|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 5 May 1945 at Cuxhaven, Germany (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Taken to Lisahally on 21 June 1945 for Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Previously recorded fate
- Surrendered at Wilhelmshaven, Germany.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2356 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.