U 3523


U 3523 was a type XXII uboat built at Schichau GmbH in Danzig and launched in December 1944. She was put in service as a training boat in 5.Flotille 23.January and was never sent out on a patrol. In the evening 6.May she was sunk by a British B-24 airplane outside the coast of Denmark. The whole crew of 58 men lost their lives. The wreck was found in March 2018 on a depth of 123 meter outside Skagen.

Former names:
U 3523

251,8 x 26,3 x 20,9 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
1621 displ ( surfaced ) Danzig ( D ) 1944 ( D )

Picture: Type XXII class uboat U 2540
Today a museum in Bremerhaven,Germany
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Last updated: August 2019