|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||3 Oct 1944||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2531)|
|Launched||5 Dec 1944|
|Commissioned||10 Jan 1945||Oblt. Helmut Niss|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 2 May 1945 at Travemünde. Wreck broken up.
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.