|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||29 May 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2506)|
|Launched||5 Aug 1944|
|Commissioned||31 Aug 1944||Oblt. Horst von Schroeter (Knights Cross)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Bergen, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).
Departed Bergen 17 June
She was taken from Moville sunk on 5 Jan, 1946 at 1810 hours in position 55.37N, 07.30W during Operation Deadlight.
Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Attacks on this boat and other events
19 Apr 1945
An unknown Allied aircraft attacked the boat in Norwegian waters. No records of damage but the boat (not on combat patrol) sailed to Bergen where she surrendered in early May. (Sources: Blair, vol 2, page 676)
1 recorded attack on this boat.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2506 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat! See the emblem page for this boat or view each one below.