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U-2534

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down23 Oct 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2534)
Launched11 Dec 1944
Commissioned17 Jan 1945Kptlt. Ulrich Drews
Commanders
17 Jan 1945 - 3 May 1945  Kptlt. Ulrich Drews
Career
No patrols
17 Jan 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled 3 May 1945 at east of island Fehmarn in position 54.26,8N, 11.34E (?) (Axel Niestlé, October 1991).

Final location

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The boat was later raised and broken up.

Previously recorded fate

  • Sunk by a British Liberator aircraft (Sqdn 86/K) on 6 May 1945. (Postwar assessment)
    Notes. This attack was actually against U-3503 causing minor damages.

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-2534 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.


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Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel