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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down28 Aug 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1661)
Launched4 Nov 1944
Commissioned18 Dec 1944Kptlt. Hans Wengel
18 Dec 1944 - Mar, 1945  Kptlt. Hans Wengel
Mar, 1945 - 2 May 1945  Oblt. Heinrich Grote
No patrols
18 Dec 1944-15 Feb 1945  8. Flottille (training)
16 Feb 1945-2 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Scuttled on 2 May 1945 at Travem√ľnde. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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

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-3516 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.

Eagle on 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