WWI U-boats

UB 116

Type UB III
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 322)
Ordered 23 Sep 1916
Launched 4 Nov 1917
Commissioned 24 May 1918
Commanders
24 May 1918 - 4 Oct 1918 Oblt. Erich Stephan
5 Oct 1918 - 28 Oct 1918 Oblt. Hans Joachim Emsmann
Career 4 patrols
15 Aug 1918 - 4 Oct 1918 Flandern I Flotilla
4 Oct 1918 - 28 Oct 1918 III Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 28 Oct 1918 - Mined off Hoxa Gate and depth charged until destruction in a vain attempt to reach the empty Scapa’s anchorage. 36 dead (all hands lost).

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Torpedoed!

Philip Lecane


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