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U-3530

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down3 Nov 1944 F Schichau GmbH, Danzig (werk 1675)
Launched26 Jan 1945
Commissioned22 Mar 1945Oblt. Wilhelm Brauel
Commanders
23 Mar 1945 - 23 Apr 1945  Kptlt. Wilhelm Brauel (German Cross in Gold)
24 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  Oblt. Walter-Ernst Koch
Career
No patrols
22 Mar 1945-3 May 1945  5. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. 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-3530 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.


Media links


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

Wynn, Kenneth


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel