|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||24 Oct 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2538)|
|Launched||6 Jan 1945|
|Commissioned||16 Feb 1945||Oblt. Heinrich Klapdor|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled at 0445hrs on 8 May 1945 off the south-west coast of the island of Aero near Marstel, in position 54.53.5N, 10.15.7E. Wreck broken up in 1950.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2538 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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