WWI U-boats

UC 26

Type UC II
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 65)
Ordered 29 Aug 1915
Launched 22 Jun 1916
Commissioned 18 Jul 1917
Commanders
18 Jul 1916 - 8 May 1917 Kptlt. Matthias Graf von Schmettow (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 9 patrols
12 Sep 1916 - 8 May 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes36 ships sunk with a total of 60,213 tons.
5 ships damaged with a total of 17,784 tons.
3 warships sunk with a total of 1,267 tons. (View ships hit by UC 26)
Fate 8 May 1917 - Rammed and depth charged by HMS Milne off Calais at 5103N 0140E. 24 dead and 2 survivors.

1am May 9 in German time


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