List of all U-boats

U-2328

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down19 May 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 482)
Launched7 Aug 1944
Commissioned25 Aug 1944Oblt. Hans-Ullrich Scholle
Commanders
25 Aug 1944 - 30 Nov 1944  Oblt. Hans-Ulrich Scholle
1 Dec 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Peter Lawrence
Career
No patrols
25 Aug 1944-1 Apr 1945  32. Flottille (training)
1 Apr 1945-8 May 1945  11. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Taken to Loch Ryan on 30 May, 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Took on water and sank while in tow for scuttling location on 27 November, 1945 at position 56.12N, 09.48W.

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-2328 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