List of all U-boats

U-2520

Type

XXI

 
Ordered6 Nov 1943
Laid down24 Aug 1944 Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (werk 2520)
Launched16 Oct 1944
Commissioned25 Dec 1944Oblt. Albrecht Schubart
Commanders
25 Dec 1944 - 19 Apr 1945  Oblt. Albrecht Schubart
20 Apr 1945 - 3 May 1945  KrvKpt. Rudolf Schendel
Career
No patrols
25 Dec 1944-3 May 1945  31. Flottille (training)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged
Fate

Scuttled on 3 May 1945 at Kiel. Wreck broken up.

Final location

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-2520 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.


Red Antlers

Media links


German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel


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

Wynn, Kenneth