List of all U-boats

U-2517

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down8 Aug 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2517)
Launched4 Oct 1944
Commissioned31 Oct 1944Ltnt. Hermann Hansen
Commanders
31 Oct 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Hermann Hansen
Career
No patrols
31 Oct 1944-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-2517 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.


Fish and Heart with Rüm Hart

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel