|Ordered||25 Sep 1939|
|Laid down||6 Jul 1940||Deutsche Werke AG, Kiel (werk 281)|
|Launched||14 Dec 1940|
|Commissioned||29 Jan 1941||Kptlt. Peter-Erich Cremer (Knights Cross)|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Scuttled on 5 May 1945 at Wilhelmshaven, western entrance to Raederschleuse. Wreck broken up.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-152 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 2 emblem entries for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
There was another U-152 in World War One
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 20 May 1917 and commissioned into the Imperial Navy on 17 Oct 1917. The Naval war in WWI was brought to an end with the Armistice signed on 11 Nov, 1918. Read about SM U 152 during WWI.