|Ordered||9 Oct 1939|
|Laid down||11 Mar 1940||Flensburger Schiffsbau-Ges, Flensburg (werk 471)|
|Launched||7 May 1941|
|Commissioned||28 Aug 1941||Kptlt. Hellmut Rathke|
|Successes||No ships sunk or damaged|
Sunk 9 May, 1942 in the North Atlantic south-west of Cape Hatteras, USA, in position 34.21N, 76.35W, by depth charges from the US Coast Guard cutter USCGC Icarus. 15 dead and 33 survivors.
This boat is a dive site
The boat, discovered in 1975, lies in 110 feet deep water east northeast of Morehead City, NC. 15 were killed when the boat was lost but 32 survived. Currents can be very strong in that area making this an advanced dive.
Update: You can see some diving images of this boat here.
This wreck is a German war grave and should be respected as suchDepth: 110 feet (34 meters)
Position (lat, long): 34.21, -76.35
See more U-boat dive sites.
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.
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