List of all U-boats

U-2548

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down30 Nov 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2548)
Launched9 Mar 1945
Commissioned9 Apr 1945Oblt. Karl-Ernst Utischill
Commanders
9 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Karl-Erich Utischill
Career
No patrols
9 Apr 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-2548 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