U 2511

Ireland,Europe

U 2511 was a type XXII uboat built at lohm & Voss in Hamburg and launched in September 1944. She was put in service in 31.Flotille as a training boat from September to March 1945, and thereafter transferred to 11.Flotille in Bergen. She never got time to be sent on any patrols before the war ended. After the war she was sent to the Shetland islands and under Operation Deadlight she was scuttled outside Ireland 2.January 1946. She rest today northwest of Cardanaugh on a depth of 69 meter.


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U 2511

251,8 x 26,3 x 20,9 f
     
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1621 displ ( surfaced ) Hamburg ( D ) 1944 ( D )

55°33′N 07°38′W

( Source: Wikipedia )


Picture:  Type XXII class uboat U 2540
Today a museum in Bremerhaven,Germany
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