List of all U-boats

U-2347

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1943
Laid down19 Sep 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 501)
Launched6 Nov 1944
Commissioned2 Dec 1944Oblt. Willibald Ulbing
Commanders
2 Dec 1944 - 5 May 1945  Oblt. Willibald Ulbing
Career
No patrols
2 Dec 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

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-2347 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