|Shipyard||Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 18)|
|Ordered||19 Feb 1912||Laid down|
|Launched||30 Aug 1913||Commissioned||26 Jun 1914|
|start date unknown - 10 May 1917 training Flotilla
1 Aug 1914 - end date unknown IV Flotilla
10 May 1917 - 2 Sep 1917 IV Flotilla
|Successes||40 ships sunk with a total of 90,175 tons.|
2 ships damaged with a total of 11,188 tons.
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 3,226 tons.
|Fate||2 Sep 1917 - Sunk by explosion of Olive Branch’s cargo following gunfire from the U-Boat at 7234N 2756E, off the North Cape. 39 dead (all hands lost).|
There was another U 28 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Jul 1936 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 12 Sep 1936. Take a look at the U 28 from WWII.