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

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-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