List of all U-boats

U-2531

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down3 Oct 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2531)
Launched5 Dec 1944
Commissioned10 Jan 1945Oblt. Helmut Niss
Commanders
10 Jan 1945 - 2 May 1945  Kptlt. Hellmut Niss
Career
No patrols
10 Jan 1945-2 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 2 May 1945 at Travem├╝nde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2531 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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