|Ordered||14 Feb 1940|
|Laid down||9 Jul 1941||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg (werk 337)|
|Launched||1 Apr 1942|
|Commissioned||11 Jun 1942||Kptlt. Herbert Schneider (Knights Cross )|
|Successes||7 ships sunk, total tonnage 45,826 GRT|
2 ships damaged, total tonnage 12,479 GRT
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-522 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.