List of all U-boats

U-2543

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down13 Nov 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2543)
Launched9 Feb 1945
Commissioned7 Mar 1945Oblt. Gottfried Stolzenburg
Commanders
7 Mar 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Gottfried Stolzenburg
Career
No patrols
7 Mar 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-2543 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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