Fatal Mistake: Story of the U-352 by Captain Bill Palmer
DVD +R, 25 minutes
Introduced in 1940, the U-352 was a Type 7-C U-boat. She measured 218 feet long and had a 20 foot beam. In total she displaced 761 tons of water. She also carried additional communications equipment. Thirty-one year old Kapitan Luetnant Hellmut Rathke commanded her 45 man crew. He had spent 6 years on surface vessels before taking command of the U-352. The U-boat lies 26 miles from Beaufort Inlet, North Carolina. The visibility on the sunken beauty, lying in 115 feet of water, is 100 plus feet.