|Ordered||20 Sep 1943|
|Laid down||18 Aug 1944||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 494)|
|Launched||28 Sep 1944|
|Commissioned||16 Oct 1944||Oblt. Emil Klusmeier|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 30 March 1945 at Hamburg by British bombs. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2340 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.