|Shipyard||Vulcan, Hamburg (Werk 58)|
|Ordered||9 Mar 1915|
|Launched||12 Mar 1916|
|Commissioned||11 May 1916|
|Successes||2 ships sunk with a total of 1,149 tons.|
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,254 tons. (View ships hit by U 76)
|Fate||22 Jan 1917 - Foundered in bad weather off North Cape (71N, 23E) after damage by collision with a Russian trawler. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.|
The wreck of U 76 was raised and broken up in the early 1970s.
There was another U 76 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 3 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 3 Dec 1940. Take a look at U 76 from WWII.