List of all U-boats

U-3520

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down20 Sep 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1665)
Launched23 Nov 1944
Commissioned12 Jan 1945Kptlt. Sarto Ballert
Commanders
12 Jan 1945 - 31 Jan 1945  Kptlt. Sarto Ballert
Career
No patrols
12 Jan 1945-31 Jan 1945  8. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Sunk 31 Jan 1945 in the Baltic Sea north-east of Bülk, in position 54.28N, 10.12E, by mines. 85 dead (all hands lost).

Loss position

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-3520 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth