|Shipyard||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 297)|
|Ordered||20 May 1916|
|Launched||8 Mar 1917|
|Commissioned||9 Aug 1917|
|Successes||12 ships sunk with a total of 41,411 tons.|
5 ships damaged with a total of 27,076 tons. (View ships hit by UB 52)
|Fate||23 May 1918 - Torpedoed by HM Sub H4 in Otranto Strait at 41°46'N 18°52'E. 33 dead and 2 survivors.|
Survivors were Otto Launburg and Heinrich Klein, UB 52's steuermann.