|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||31 Aug 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2521)|
|Launched||18 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||21 Nov 1944||Oblt. Joachim Methner|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 3 May 1945 in the Flensburg fjord, in position 54.49N, 09.50E (?), by rockets from British Typhoon aircraft (Sqdn. 184). 44 dead, unknown number of survivors. (Axel Niestlé, November 1991).
Previously recorded fate
- Sunk by a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn. 547/K), in position 56.11N, 11.08E. (Postwar assessment)
Notes. This attack actually sank the U-579.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2521 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
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