WWI U-boats

U 80

 
Type UE 1
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg  (Werk 62)
Ordered 9 Mar 1915 
Launched 22 Apr 1916 
Commissioned 6 Jun 1916 
Commanders
6 Jun 1916 - 31 Jul 1917   Alfred von Glasenapp
1 Aug 1917 - 30 Oct 1917   Gustav Amberger
31 Oct 1917 - 22 Dec 1917   Karl Scherb
23 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918   Karl Koopmann
Career 17 patrols
27 Aug 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 I Flotilla
Successes25 ships sunk with a total of 48,880 tons.
4 ships damaged with a total of 35,608 tons.
1 ship sunk with a total of 1,025 tons. (View ships hit by U 80
Fate 16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Swansea in 1922.  

There was another U 80 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 11 Feb 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 8 Apr 1941. Take a look at the U 80 from WWII.


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