WWI U-boats

U 19

 
Type U 19
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig  (Werk 13)
Ordered 25 Nov 1910 
Laid down 20 Oct 1911 
Launched 10 Oct 1912 
Commissioned 6 Jul 1913 
Commanders
1 Aug 1914 - 15 Mar 1916   Constantin Kolbe
16 Mar 1916 - 10 Aug 1916   Raimund Weisbach
11 Aug 1916 - 4 Jul 1917  Oblt. Johannes Spieß
5 Jul 1917 - 15 Oct 1917   Heinrich(i.V.) Koch
25 Oct 1917 - 16 Nov 1917  Oblt. Hans Albrecht Liebeskind
17 Nov 1917 - 31 May 1918   Johannes Spieß
1 Jun 1918 - 11 Nov 1918  Oblt. Hans Albrecht Liebeskind
Career 12 patrols
1 Aug 1914 - 19 Sep 1916 III Flotilla
19 Sep 1916 - 1 May 1917 Baltic Flotilla
1 May 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 III Flotilla
Successes57 ships sunk with a total of 97,893 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 4,224 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 733 tons.
1 ship sunk with a total of 1,261 tons. (View ships hit by U 19
Fate 24 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.  

There was another U 19 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 21 Dec 1935 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 16 Jan 1936. Take a look at the U 19 from WWII.


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