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U-3524

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down8 Oct 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1669)
Launched14 Dec 1944
Commissioned26 Jan 1945Korvkpt. Hans-Ludwig Witt (Knights Cross)
Commanders
26 Jan 1945 - 5 May 1945  KrvKpt. Hans-Ludwig Witt (Knights Cross)
Career
No patrols
26 Jan 1945-5 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. 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-3524 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