List of all U-boats

U-2336

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down27 Jul 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 490)
Launched10 Sep 1944
Commissioned30 Sep 1944Ltnt. Jürgen Vockel
Commanders
30 Sep 1944 - 30 Mar 1945  Oblt. Jürgen Vockel
1 Apr 1945 - 15 May 1945  Kptlt. Emil Klusmeier
Career
1 patrol
30 Sep 1944-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  4. Flottille (active service)
Successes2 ships sunk, total tonnage 4,669 GRT
Fate

Surrendered on 15 May 1945 at Kiel, Germany (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Surrendered at Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Taken to Lisahally on 21 June 1945 for Operation Deadlight.

Operation Deadlight (post-war Allied operation, info)
Sunk on 3 Jan, 1946 in position 56.06N, 09.00W by gunfire from the destroyer HMS Offa.

Final location

Blue marker shows final fate during Operation Deadlight. Orange marker shows German surrender.

See the 2 ships hit by U-2336 - View the 1 war patrol

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-2336 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


The Grey Wolves of Eriboll

David M. Hird


The Royal Navy and German Naval Disarmament, 1942-1947

Madsen, Chris


amazon.com
($ 65.95)

amazon.co.uk
(£ 39.99)


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

Wynn, Kenneth


Hitler's U-boat War, Vol II

Blair, Clay


amazon.com
($ 39.50)

amazon.de
(EUR 57.77)


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel