List of all U-boats

U-3508

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down25 Jul 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1653)
Launched22 Sep 1944
Commissioned2 Nov 1944Oblt. Detlef von Lehsten
Commanders
2 Nov 1944 - 4 Mar 1945  Kptlt. Detlef von Lehsten
Career
No patrols
2 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-4 Mar 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 4 March 1945 at Wilhelmshaven by bombs.

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-3508 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