WWI U-boats

U 111

Type U 93
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 280)
Ordered 5 May 1916
Launched 5 Sep 1917
Commissioned 30 Dec 1917
30 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Hans Beyersdorff
Career 4 patrols
unknown start - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
Successes3 ships sunk with a total of 3,011 tons. (View ships hit by U 111)
Fate 20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to the USA. The boat was used for exhibitions (to sell war bonds among other things) on the New England coastline. Later used for research and finally sunk by explosives in deep water off Cape Charles, Virginia..

There was another U 111 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 15 Sep 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 19 Dec 1940. Take a look at U 111 from WWII.

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