List of all U-boats

U-2355

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered20 Sep 1944
Laid down18 Oct 1944 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 509)
Launched13 Dec 1944
Commissioned12 Jan 1945Oblt. Hans-Heino Franke
Commanders
12 Jan 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Heino Franke
Career
No patrols
12 Jan 1945-15 Feb 1945  32. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 north-west of Laboe, in position 54.24.4N, 10.12E.

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-2355 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