List of all U-boats

U-2516

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down3 Aug 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2516)
Launched27 Sep 1944
Commissioned24 Oct 1944Oblt. Fritz Kallipke
Commanders
24 Oct 1944 - 9 Apr 1945  Oblt. Fritz Kallipke
Career
No patrols
24 Oct 1944-9 Apr 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 9 April 1945 at Kiel, by bombs. Wreck broken up.

Loss position

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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-2516 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Red deer

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel