List of all U-boats

U-2340

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down18 Aug 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 494)
Launched28 Sep 1944
Commissioned16 Oct 1944Oblt. Emil Klusmeier
Commanders
16 Oct 1944 - 30 Mar 1945   Emil Klusmeier
Career
No patrols
16 Oct 1944-30 Mar 1945  32. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 30 March 1945 at Hamburg by British bombs. Wreck broken up.

Loss position

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-2340 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