WWI U-boats

U 33

 
Type U 31
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel  (Werk 193)
Ordered 29 Mar 1912 
Laid down 7 Nov 1912 
Launched 19 May 1914 
Commissioned 27 Sep 1914 
Commanders
27 Sep 1914 - 31 Mar 1917   Konrad Gansser
1 Apr 1917 - 18 Aug 1918   Gustav Sieß
19 Oct 1918 - 11 Nov 1918   Gustav Sieß
Career 16 patrols
start date unknown - 1 Aug 1915 IV Flotilla
16 Sep 1915 - 11 Mar 1916 Pola Flotilla
11 Mar 1916 - 27 Nov 1916 Constantinople Flotilla
27 Nov 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla
Successes84 ships sunk with a total of 194,131 tons.
8 ships damaged with a total of 36,452 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 453 tons. (View ships hit by U 33
Fate 16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.  

There was another U 33 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 11 Jun 1936 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 25 Jul 1936. Take a look at the U 33 from WWII.


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