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Ordered9 Oct 1939
Laid down11 Mar 1940 Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 471)
Launched7 May 1941
Commissioned28 Aug 1941Kptlt. Hellmut Rathke
28 Aug 1941 - 9 May 1942  Kptlt. Hellmut Rathke
2 patrols
28 Aug 1941-1 Jan 1942  3. Flottille (training)
1 Jan 1942-9 May 1942  3. Flottille (active service)
SuccessesNo ships sunk or damaged

Sunk on 9 May 1942 in the North Atlantic south of Cape Hatteras, in position 34.13N, 76.34W, by depth charges from the US Coast Guard cutter USCGC Icarus. 15 dead and 33 survivors.

Loss position

View the 2 war patrols

Wolfpack operations

U-352 operated with the following Wolfpacks during its career:
   Hecht (27 Jan 1942 - 4 Feb 1942)

Men lost from U-boats

Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-352 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.

Coat of Arms of Flensburg

Media links

Cape Hatteras

Lloyd, Keith Warren

U-Boat Operations of the Second World War - Vol 1

Wynn, Kenneth

German U-Boat Losses During World War II

Niestle, Axel

Hitler's U-boat War

Blair, Clay

Dive into History

Keatts, Henry C. and Farr, George C.