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

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


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel