|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 234)|
|Ordered||23 Aug 1914|
|Laid down||13 Mar 1915|
|Launched||8 Dec 1915|
|Commissioned||16 Mar 1916|
|Successes||30 ships sunk with a total of 70,856 tons.|
4 ships damaged with a total of 12,457 tons.
2 warships sunk with a total of 18,150 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,250 tons. (View ships hit by U 52)
|Fate||21 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Swansea in 1922.|
There was another U 52 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 21 Dec 1938 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 4 Feb 1939. Take a look at U 52 from WWII.