WWI U-boats

U 18

Type U 17
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 12)
Ordered 6 May 1910
Laid down 27 Oct 1910
Launched 25 Apr 1912
Commissioned 17 Nov 1912
Commanders
1 Aug 1914 - 23 Nov 1914 Kptlt. Heinrich von Henning
Career 3 patrols
1 Aug 1914 - 23 Nov 1914 II Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 23 Nov 1914 - Rammed by HMS Garry and trawler Dorothy Grey in Pentland Firth, Scapa Flow (58.41N, 02.55W).. 1 dead and 22 survivors.

There was another U 18 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 7 Dec 1935 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 4 Jan 1936. Take a look at U 18 from WWII.


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