List of all U-boats

U-2539

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down27 Oct 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2539)
Launched6 Jan 1945
Commissioned21 Feb 1945Oblt. Erich Jewinski
Commanders
21 Feb 1945 - 21 Apr 1945  Oblt. Erich Jewinski
22 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Johann Johann
Career
No patrols
21 Feb 1945-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).

Attacks on this boat and other events

21 Apr 1945
U-2539s commander, Oblt. Erich Jewinski, died in an air raid on Kiel.

1 recorded attack on this boat.

Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.

Men lost from the boat

21 Apr 1945
U-2539s commander, Oblt. Erich Jewinski, died in an air raid on Kiel.

  Related: For more info on such losses see - Men lost from U-boats -


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel