WWI U-boats

U 96

 
Type U 93
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel  (Werk 260)
Ordered 15 Sep 1915 
Laid down 12 Jan 1916 
Launched 15 Feb 1917 
Commissioned 11 Apr 1917 
Commanders
11 Apr 1917 - 31 Aug 1918   Heinrich Jeß
Career 9 patrols
24 May 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
Successes31 ships sunk with a total of 95,253 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 16,220 tons. (View ships hit by U 96
Fate 20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Bo'ness in 1919-20.  

There was another U 96 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 1 Aug 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 14 Sep 1940. Take a look at the U 96 from WWII.


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