List of all U-boats

U-3009

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down21 Jul 1944 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1168)
Launched29 Sep 1944
Commissioned10 Nov 1944Kptlt. Karl Schimpf
Commanders
10 Nov 1944 - 1 May 1945  Kptlt. Karl Schimpf
Career
No patrols
10 Nov 1944-1 May 1945  4. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 1 May 1945, near Wesermünde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3009 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