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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down20 Nov 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2545)
Launched22 Feb 1945
Commissioned8 Apr 1945Korvkpt. Otto Bülow (Oak Leaves)
29 Mar 1945 - 18 Apr 1945  KrvKpt. Otto von Bülow (Knights Cross)
19 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Bruno Freiherr von Müffling
No patrols
8 Apr 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

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-2545 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

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

Wynn, Kenneth