List of all U-boats

U-2329

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down2 Jun 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 483)
Launched11 Aug 1944
Commissioned1 Sep 1944Ltnt. Heinrich Schlott
Commanders
1 Sep 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Heinrich Schlott
Career
1 patrol
1 Sep 1944-14 Mar 1945  32. Flottille (training)
15 Mar 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 in June 1945 for 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 Piorun (Polish).

Final location

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

View the 1 war patrol

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2329 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


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