|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||20 May 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2504)|
|Launched||18 Jul 1944|
|Commissioned||12 Aug 1944||Oblt. Horst Günther|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Decommissioned on 19 Nov 1944.
Scuttled at 0700hrs on 3 May 1945 near Hamburg, position not known. Wreck broken up.
Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).
This boat had a faulty construction and was assigned to training and experimental purposes only. She had a double propeller fitted (one reverse).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-2504 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.