WWI U-boats

UC 77

Type UC II
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 82)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 2 Dec 1916
Commissioned 29 Dec 1916
Commanders
29 Dec 1916 - 29 Jan 1918 Kptlt. Reinhard von Rabenau (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
30 Jan 1918 - 14 Jul 1918 Oblt. Johannes Ries
Career 13 patrols
5 Mar 1917 - 4 Jul 1917 I Flotilla
4 Jul 1917 - 14 Jul 1918 Flandern/Flandern II Flotilla
Successes34 ships sunk with a total of 50,743 tons.
7 ships damaged with a total of 23,734 tons. (View ships hit by UC 77)
Fate 14 Jul 1918 - Mined off the Flanders coast in late July 1918.. 30 dead (all hands lost).

A wreck west of the Fairy Bank must be taken to be UC 77.


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