List of all U-boats

U-2545

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down20 Nov 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2545)
Launched22 Feb 1945
Commissioned8 Apr 1945Korvkpt. Otto Bülow (Oak Leaves)
Commanders
29 Mar 1945 - 18 Apr 1945  KrvKpt. Otto von Bülow (Knights Cross)
19 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Hans-Bruno Freiherr von Müffling
Career
No patrols
8 Apr 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

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-2545 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