|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||6 Sep 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2523)|
|Launched||25 Oct 1944|
|Commissioned||26 Dec 1944||Kptlt. Hans-Heinrich Ketels|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 17 Jan 1945 at position 4 at the Blohm & Voss yard in Hamburg, by bombs. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2523 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.