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U-3508

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down25 Jul 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1653)
Launched22 Sep 1944
Commissioned2 Nov 1944Oblt. Detlef von Lehsten
Commanders
2 Nov 1944 - 4 Mar 1945  Kptlt. Detlef von Lehsten
Career
No patrols
2 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-4 Mar 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 4 March 1945 at Wilhelmshaven by bombs.

Loss position

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

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-3508 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