U-boat patrols

Patrol info for U-52

DepartureArrival / FateDuration
8 Jun 1940Kiel21 Jul 1940Lorient44 days


Officers *

Kptlt. Otto Salman

Oblt. Hans-J├╝rgen Radke

Ltn. Helmut Hennig

Daily positions, sinkings and allied attacks during the patrol of U-52

We have 43 daily positions for the 44 days U-52 was at sea.

Ships hit by U-52 during this patrol

Date U-boat Commander Name of ship Tons Nat. ConvoyMap
19 Jun 1940U-52Otto Salman The Monarch824brA
19 Jun 1940U-52Otto Salman Ville de Namur7,463beB
21 Jun 1940U-52Otto Salman Hilda1,144fiC
14 Jul 1940U-52Otto Salman Thetis A.4,111grD

4 ships sunk (13,542 tons).

We have a picture of this vessel.

General Events during this patrol


1 Jul 1940. U-52 refuelled from the German supply ship Bessel at Vigo, Spain.

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Attacks on U-52 during this patrol

We have no recorded attacks on U-52 duing this patrol.

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* These are officers that later became commanders themselves.

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