|Shipyard||Vulcan, Hamburg (Werk 61)|
|Ordered||9 Mar 1915|
|Launched||9 Apr 1916|
|Commissioned||25 May 1916|
|Successes||22 ships sunk with a total of 34,479 tons.|
2 ships damaged with a total of 7,474 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,125 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 14,300 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 790 tons. (View ships hit by U 79)
|Fate||21 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to France. Became the french submarine Victor Reveille until being broken up in 1935..|
There was another U 79 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 25 Jan 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 13 Mar 1941. Take a look at U 79 from WWII.