List of all U-boats

U-2515

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down28 Jul 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2515)
Launched22 Sep 1944
Commissioned19 Oct 1944Oblt. Gerhard Linder
Commanders
Jul, 1944 - Sep, 1944  Kptlt. Rolf Borchers -- Baubelehrung
19 Oct 1944 - 3 Dec 1944  Oblt. Gerhard Linder
Career
No patrols
19 Oct 1944-11 Mar 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Damaged in December 1944 in the Baltic Sea by a mine.

Sunk 17 Jan 1945 in Dock 111, Hamburg, by bombs while damaged sections were being replaced. Wreck broken up.

Loss position

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2515 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


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

Wynn, Kenneth