List of all U-boats

U-2509

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down17 Jun 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2509)
Launched27 Aug 1944
Commissioned21 Sep 1944Kptlt. Rudolf Schendel
Commanders
21 Sep 1944 - 8 Apr 1945  KrvKpt. Rudolf Schendel
Career
No patrols
21 Sep 1944-8 Apr 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 8 April 1945 at the Blohm & Voss shipyard in Hamburg, by bombs from British Lancaster and Handley Page Halifax aircraft (RAF Bomber Command).

Loss position

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-2509 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Neuenkirchen/Saar

Media links


U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 2

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel