List of all U-boats

U-2324

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down21 Apr 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 478)
Launched16 Jun 1944
Commissioned25 Jul 1944Ltnt. Hans-Heinrich Hass
Commanders
25 Jul 1944 - Feb, 1945  Oblt. Hans-Heinrich Haß
Mar, 1945 - 9 May 1945  Kptlt. Konstantin von Rappard
Career
2 patrols
25 Jul 1944-14 Aug 1944  4. Flottille (training)
15 Aug 1944-31 Jan 1945  32. Flottille (training)
1 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Taken to Loch Ryan on 29 May 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 27 November, 1945 in position 56.10N, 10.05W, by gunfire from the destroyers HMS Onslow and ORP Blyskawica (Polish).

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

View the 2 war patrols

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2324 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.


U-boat and Flag

Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris