|Ordered||6 Nov 1943|
|Laid down||12 Sep 1944||F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1663)|
|Launched||11 Nov 1944|
|Commissioned||29 Dec 1944||Kptlt. Herbert Brünning|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-3518 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.