List of all U-boats

U-2371

Type

XXIII

 
Ordered7 Jul 1944
Laid down19 Jan 1945 Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 525)
Launched18 Apr 1945
Commissioned24 Apr 1945Oblt. Johannes Kühne
Commanders
24 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Johannes Kühne
Career
No patrols
24 Apr 1945-3 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled at 0200hrs on 3 May 1945 at Hamburg by the I WO Ltn. Gumm. 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-2371 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