WWI U-boats

UB 29

Type UB II
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 243)
Ordered 30 Apr 1915
Laid down 15 Jul 1915
Launched 10 Feb 1916
Commissioned 18 Jan 1916
Commanders
18 Jan 1916 - 2 Nov 1916 Oblt. Herbert Pustkuchen (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
3 Nov 1916 - 13 Dec 1916 Oblt. Erich Platsch
Career 17 patrols
8 Mar 1916 - 13 Dec 1916 training Flotilla
Successes36 ships sunk with a total of 47,107 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 3,713 tons.
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 2,170 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 3,750 tons. (View ships hit by UB 29)
Fate 13 Dec 1916 - Sunk by 2 depth charges from HMS Landrail at 5109N 0146E (S of Goodwin Sands). 22 dead (all hands lost).
It is possible that UC 19 and not UB 29 was the victim of Landrail's depth charges.

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