WWI U-boats

U 65

Type U 63
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 249)
Ordered 17 May 1915
Laid down 4 Jun 1915
Launched 21 Mar 1916
Commissioned 11 May 1916
Commanders
11 May 1916 - 18 Jul 1918 Kptlt. Hermann von Fischel (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
19 Aug 1918 - 29 Sep 1918 Kptlt. Gustav Sieß (Pour le Mérite)
30 Sep 1918 - 28 Oct 1918 Kptlt. Clemens Wickel
Career 11 patrols
2 Jul 1916 - 18 Nov 1916 IV Flotilla
18 Nov 1916 - 28 Oct 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla
Successes48 ships sunk with a total of 76,774 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 8,402 tons. (View ships hit by U 65)
Fate 28 Oct 1918 - Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during the evacuation from there..

There was another U 65 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 6 Nov 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 15 Feb 1940. Take a look at U 65 from WWII.


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