|Shipyard ||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 280)|
|Ordered ||5 May 1916 ||Laid down || |
|Launched ||5 Sep 1917 ||Commissioned ||30 Dec 1917 |
|Career ||4 patrols|
|start date unknown - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
|Successes||3 ships sunk with a total of 3,011 tons. |
|Fate ||20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to the USA. The boat was used for exhibitions (to sell war bonds among other things) on the New England coastline. Later used for research and finally sunk by explosives in deep water off Cape Charles, Virginia..
See the 3 ships hit by U 111
There was another U 111 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 15 Sep 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 19 Dec 1940. Take a look at the U 111 from WWII.