List of all U-boats

U-2544

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down15 Nov 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2544)
Launched9 Feb 1945
Commissioned10 Mar 1945Oblt. Rudolf Meinlschmidt
Commanders
10 Mar 1945 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Rudolf Meinlschmidt
Career
No patrols
10 Mar 1945-5 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 east-south-east of Aarhus, in position 56.06.5N, 10.27.9E. Raised in 1952 and 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-2544 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth