List of all U-boats

U-2325

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down29 Apr 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 479)
Launched13 Jul 1944
Commissioned3 Aug 1944Oblt. Wolf-Harald Schüer
Commanders
3 Aug 1944 - 20 Apr 1945  Oblt. Wolf-Harald Schüler
21 Apr 1945 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Kurt Eckel
Career
No patrols
3 Aug 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 Kristiansand Süd, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Taken to Loch Ryan on 29 May 1945 for a href=/fates/deadlight_elektro.htm>Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 28 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.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2325 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


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

Wynn, Kenneth


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel