WWI U-boats

U 92

 
Type U 87
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig  (Werk 36)
Ordered 23 Jun 1915 
Laid down 20 Aug 1916 
Launched 12 May 1917 
Commissioned 22 Oct 1917 
Commanders
22 Oct 1917 - 31 May 1918   Max Bieler
1 Jun 1918 - 9 Sep 1918   G√ľnther Ehrlich
Career 5 patrols
27 Dec 1917 - 9 Sep 1918 III Flotilla
Successes5 ships sunk with a total of 15,961 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 7,373 tons. (View ships hit by U 92
Fate 9 Sep 1918 - Mined in the Northern Barrage east of the Orkney Islands.. 42 dead (all hands lost).
 
The wreck of U 92 was located by a sonar sweep in 2006. Information to confirm the identification was obtained by divers in 2007.

There was another U 92 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 10 Jan 1942 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 3 Mar 1942. Take a look at the U 92 from WWII.


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