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28)U-852



Ordered: 20 Jan 1941        


Laid down: 15 Apr 1942 AG Weser, Bremen (werk 1058)


Launched: 28 Jan 1943      


Commissioned 15 Jun 1943 Kptlt. Heinz-Wilhelm Eck


Commanders  


15 Jun 1943 - 3 May 1943   Kptlt. Heinz-Wilhelm Eck


Career


1 patrol               

15 Jun 1943 - 31 Jan 1943  4. Flottille (training)


1 Feb 1944 - 3 May 1943 12. Flottille (active service)


Fate: Badly damaged on 2 May 1944 in the Arabian Sea east of Ras Hafun, Somalia, in position 10.32N, 52.00E, by depth charges from a British Wellington aircraft (621 Sqn RAF/E) and subsequently attacked by five other Wellington aircraft (621 Sqn/T, F, D, U & 8 Sqn RAF/G).Beached and blown up on 3 May 1944 north of Bandar Beyla, Somalia, in position 09.34'36.01N, 50.48'11.55E. 7 dead and 59 survivors.


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Successes: 2 ships sunk In the South Atlantic with total tonnage 9,972 GRT


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