|Feldpost Number||M 49 804|
|Construction Yard||Deutsche Werft AG, Hamburg-Finkenwärder|
|Ordered||10th Apr 1941|
|Keel laid||10th Apr 1942|
|Launched||7th Nov 1942|
|Commissioned||27th Jan 1943|
|Training, Flotillas and Duties|
|01.43 – 07.43||4.U-Flottille, Stettin
Ausbildungsboot (under training)
|08.43 – 09.44||10.U-Flottille, Lorient
|10.44 – 11.44||33.U-Flottille, Flensburg
|27.01.43 – 09.11.44||KL Peter Schrewe|
|Operations information for U-537|
|18.09.1943 – 23.09.1943
U-537 left Kiel under the command of Peter Schrewe on 18th Sep 1943 and arrived at Bergen on 23rd Sep 1943 after five days.
|30.09.1943 – 08.12.1943
Second Sailing – active patrol
On the 30th Sep 1943, U-537 left Bergen under the command of Peter Schrewe and after nearly ten weeks arrived at Lorient on 8th Dec 1943.
|25.03.1944 – 02.08.1944
Third Sailing – active patrol
U-537 departed under Peter Schrewe from Lorient on 25th Mar 1944 and arrived at Batavia on 2nd Aug 1944 after eighteen and a half weeks.
|01.10.1944 – 01.10.1944
U-537 left Batavia under the command of Peter Schrewe on 1st Oct 1944 and arrived at Soerabaja on the same day.
|09.11.1944 – 09.11.1944
Fifth Sailing – active patrol
On the 9th Nov 1944, U-537 left Soerabaja under the command of Peter Schrewe. On the 9th Nov 1944, U-537 was sunk