List of all U-boats

U-2539

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down27 Oct 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2539)
Launched6 Jan 1945
Commissioned21 Feb 1945Oblt. Erich Jewinski
Commanders
21 Feb 1945 - 21 Apr 1945  Oblt. Erich Jewinski
22 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Johann Johann
Career
No patrols
21 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Attacks on this boat and other events

21 Apr 1945
U-2539s commander, Oblt. Erich Jewinski, died in an air raid on Kiel.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Men lost from the boat

21 Apr 1945
U-2539s commander, Oblt. Erich Jewinski, died in an air raid on Kiel.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel