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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down28 Jul 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2515)
Launched22 Sep 1944
Commissioned19 Oct 1944Oblt. Gerhard Linder
Jul, 1944 - Sep, 1944  Kptlt. Rolf Borchers -- Baubelehrung
19 Oct 1944 - 3 Dec 1944  Oblt. Gerhard Linder
No patrols
19 Oct 1944-11 Mar 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Damaged in December 1944 in the Baltic Sea by a mine.

Sunk 17 Jan 1945 in Dock 111, Hamburg, by bombs while damaged sections were being replaced. Wreck broken up.

Loss position

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2515 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth