|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 200)|
|Ordered||12 Jun 1912||Laid down||3 Apr 1913|
|Launched||22 Oct 1914||Commissioned||14 Feb 1915|
|start date unknown - 23 Jun 1915 II Flotilla
|Fate||23 Jun 1915 - Torpedoed by HM Sub C24 in connection with decoy trawler Taranaki at 57.00N, 01.50W.. 29 dead, unknown number of survivors.|
There was another U 40 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 9 Nov 1938 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 11 Feb 1939. Take a look at the U 40 from WWII.