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U-3515

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down27 Aug 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1660)
Launched4 Nov 1944
Commissioned14 Dec 1944Oblt. Fedor Kuscher
Commanders
14 Dec 1944 - 9 May 1945  Oblt. Fedor Kuscher
Career
No patrols
14 Dec 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-8 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Surrendered on 9 May 1945 at Horten, Norway (Waller & Niestlé, 2010).

Transferred to Oslo 18 May
Departed Oslo 3 June
Arrived Scapa Flow, Scotland 6 June
Departed Scapa Flow 8 June
Arrived Lisahally, Northern Ireland 9 June

Post war information (see more post-war boats):
Allocated to the USSR by the TNC. Arrived Libau (Latvia) on 2 Feb 46 with RN Pennant No: N.30. Allocated to the Baltic Fleet on 13 Feb 46. Renamed B-30 on 9 Jun 49. To reserve on 29 Dec 55. Designated as floating submarine battery recharging station PZS-35 on 18 Jan 56. Re-designated as test hulk B-100 on 2 Jul 58. Struck from Soviet Navy list on 25 Sep 59. Sold for scrap on 30 Nov 59 and 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-3515 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.

U-boat Emblems

We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.


Boat and World

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth