List of all U-boats

U-2508

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down13 Jun 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2508)
Launched19 Aug 1944
Commissioned26 Sep 1944Oblt. Uwe Christiansen
Commanders
26 Sep 1944 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Uwe Christiansen
Career
No patrols
26 Sep 1944-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. 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-2508 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