List of all U-boats

U-2343

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down31 Aug 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 497)
Launched18 Oct 1944
Commissioned6 Nov 1944Oblt. Harald Fuhlendorf
Commanders
6 Nov 1944 - 30 Apr 1945   Harald Fuhlendorf
1 May 1945 - 5 May 1945  Kptlt. Hans-Ludwig Gaude
Career
No patrols
6 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled at 1300hrs on 5 May 1945 in or near Gelting Bay. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2343 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