WWI U-boats

U 75

 
Type UE 1
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg  (Werk 57)
Ordered 9 Mar 1915 
Launched 30 Jan 1916 
Commissioned 26 Mar 1916 
Commanders
26 Mar 1916 - 1 May 1917   Curt Beitzen
2 May 1917 - 13 Dec 1917   Fritz Schmolling
Career 7 patrols
29 Jun 1916 - 13 Dec 1917 I Flotilla
Successes11 ships sunk with a total of 18,347 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 4,192 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,700 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 10,850 tons. (View ships hit by U 75
Fate 13 Dec 1917 - Struck a mine off Terschelling . 23 dead, unknown number of survivors.  

There was another U 75 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 18 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 19 Dec 1940. Take a look at the U 75 from WWII.


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