List of all U-boats

U-2509

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down17 Jun 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2509)
Launched27 Aug 1944
Commissioned21 Sep 1944Kptlt. Rudolf Schendel
Commanders
21 Sep 1944 - 8 Apr 1945  KrvKpt. Rudolf Schendel
Career
No patrols
21 Sep 1944-8 Apr 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 8 April 1945 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, by bombs from British Lancaster and Handley Page Halifax aircraft (RAF Bomber Command).

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-2509 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Neuenkirchen/Saar

Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel