|Ordered||20 Sep 1943|
|Laid down||10 Aug 1944||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 492)|
|Launched||18 Sep 1944|
|Commissioned||9 Oct 1944||Oblt. Hans-Dietrich Kaiser|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 4 May 1945 east-north-east of Frederica, in position 55.34N, 09.49E, by British Beaufighter aircraft (Sqdn. 236 & 254). 12 dead and 1 survivor.
Raised in 1952 and broken upRead 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-2338 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.