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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down27 Aug 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1660)
Launched4 Nov 1944
Commissioned14 Dec 1944Oblt. Fedor Kuscher
14 Dec 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Fedor Kuscher
No patrols
14 Dec 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Departed Oslo 3 June
Arrived Scapa Flow, Scotland 6 June
Departed Scapa Flow 8 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 9 June

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Allocated to the USSR by the TNC. Arrived Libau (Latvia) on 2 Feb 46 with RN Pennant No: N.30. Allocated to the Baltic Fleet on 13 Feb 46. Renamed B-30 on 9 Jun 49. To reserve on 29 Dec 55. Designated as floating submarine battery recharging station PZS-35 on 18 Jan 56. Re-designated as test hulk B-100 on 2 Jul 58. Struck from Soviet Navy list on 25 Sep 59. Sold for scrap on 30 Nov 59 and 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-3515 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.

Boat and World

Media links

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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

Wynn, Kenneth