List of all U-boats

U-2333

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered7 Jul 1944
Laid down27 Sep 1944 F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 942)
Launched16 Nov 1944
Commissioned18 Dec 1944Oblt. Heinz Baumann
Commanders
18 Dec 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Heinz Baumann
Career
No patrols
18 Dec 1944-5 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 5 May 1945 in Gelting Bay. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2333 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth