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U-3526

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down18 Oct 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1671)
Launched23 Dec 1944
Commissioned22 Mar 1945Oblt. Kurt Hilbig
Commanders
22 Mar 1945 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Kurt Hilbig
Career
No patrols
22 Mar 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-3526 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