List of all U-boats

U-2529

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down29 Sep 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2529)
Launched13 Nov 1944
Commissioned22 Feb 1945Oblt. Karl-Heinrich Feufel
Commanders
22 Feb 1945 - 14 Apr 1945  Oblt. Karl-Heinrich Feufel
15 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Fritz Kallipke
Career
No patrols
22 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Kristiansand Süd, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Departed Kristiansand (S) 3 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 6 June

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Allocated to the USSR by the TNC. Arrived Libau (Latvia) on 4 Dec 45 with RN Pennant No: N.27. Allocated to the Baltic Fleet on 13 Feb 46. Renamed B-27 on 9 Jun 49. To reserve on 10 Jun 55. Designated as block ship BSh-28 on 19 Sep 55. Re-designated as training hulk UTS-3 on 9 Jan 57. Struck from Soviet Navy list on 1 Sep 72. Broken-up for scrap.

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

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-2529 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.


Devil

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel