|Ordered||15 Aug 1940|
|Laid down||16 Jun 1941||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 652)|
|Launched||28 Mar 1942|
|Commissioned||23 May 1942||Oblt. Ralf von Jessen|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-222 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.