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Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down12 Sep 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1662)
Launched11 Nov 1944
Commissioned22 Dec 1944Oblt. Helmut Münster
22 Dec 1944 - 2 May 1945  Kptlt. Helmut Münster
No patrols
22 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 Travemünde. 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-3517 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.

Crew 37b

Media links

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

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

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