|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||8 Dec 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2551)|
|Launched||31 Mar 1945|
|Commissioned||24 Apr 1945||Kptlt. Gerhard Schaar (Knights Cross)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Run aground 5 May 1945 on Solitüde Spit near Flensburg, in position 54.49N, 09.28E. Blown up by the Royal Navy on 23 July 1945. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2551 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.
Lion and Circle