WWI U-boats

U 99

Type U 57
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 250)
Ordered 15 Sep 1915
Laid down 30 Nov 1915
Launched 27 Jan 1917
Commissioned 28 Mar 1917
Commanders
28 Mar 1917 - 7 Jul 1917 Kptlt. Max Eltester
Career 1 patrol
7 Jun 1917 - 7 Jul 1917 II Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 7 Jul 1917 - Torpedoed by HM Sub J2 at 5800N 0305E. 40 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 99 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 12 Mar 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 18 Apr 1940. Take a look at U 99 from WWII.


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