WWI U-boats

U 109

Type U 93
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 278)
Ordered 5 May 1916
Launched 25 Sep 1917
Commissioned 7 Nov 1917
Commanders
7 Nov 1917 - 26 Jan 1918 Kptlt. Otto Ney
Career 1 patrol
unknown start - 26 Jan 1918 IV Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 26 Jan 1918 - Possible mined in the Strait of Dover on January 26, 1918 at position 50.53N, 01.31E. 43 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 109 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Sep 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 5 Dec 1940. Take a look at U 109 from WWII.


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