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U-3519

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down19 Sep 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1664)
Launched23 Nov 1944
Commissioned6 Jan 1945Kptlt. Richard von Harpe
Commanders
6 Jan 1945 - 2 Mar 1945  Kptlt. Richard von Harpe (German Cross in Gold)
Career
No patrols
6 Jan 1945-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-2 Mar 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 2 March 1945 north of Warnemünde, in position 54.11N, 12.05E, by mines. 75 dead and 3 survivors.

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-3519 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel