List of all U-boats

U-2526

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down16 Sep 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2526)
Launched7 Nov 1944
Commissioned15 Dec 1944 Oblt. Otto Hohmann
Commanders
15 Dec 1944 - 2 May 1945  Oblt. (R) Otto Hohmann
Career
No patrols
15 Dec 1944-2 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 2 May 1945 at Travem√ľnde. Wreck broken up.

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-2526 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