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U-2346

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down14 Sep 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 500)
Launched31 Oct 1944
Commissioned20 Nov 1944Oblt. Hermann von der Höh
Commanders
20 Nov 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Hermann von der Höh
Career
No patrols
20 Nov 1944-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-5 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

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

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

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-2346 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