List of all U-boats

U-3511

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down14 Aug 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1656)
Launched11 Oct 1944
Commissioned18 Nov 1944Oblt. Martin Grasse
Commanders
18 Nov 1944 - 28 Jan 1945  Oblt. (R) Martin Grasse
29 Jan 1945 - 31 Mar 1945  Kptlt. Hans-Heinrich Ketels
1 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Kptlt. Hermann Schrenk
Career
No patrols
18 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Travem√ľnde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-3511 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