List of all U-boats

U-2530

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down1 Oct 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2530)
Launched25 Nov 1944
Commissioned30 Dec 1944Kptlt. Max Bokelberg
Commanders
30 Dec 1944 - 17 Jan 1945  Kptlt. Max Bokelberg
Career
No patrols
30 Dec 1944-20 Feb 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 31 Dec 1944 at Hamburg, by bombs. Raised in January 1945. Sunk again during air attacks on Dock V on 17 Jan 1945 and 20 Feb 1945 (?). Wreck broken up.

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Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2530 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.


Mermaid on Torpedo

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