WWI U-boats

UB 35

Type UB II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 259)
Ordered 22 Jul 1915
Launched 28 Dec 1915
Commissioned 17 Apr 1916
Commanders
22 Jun 1916 - 26 Sep 1916 Oblt. Rudolf Gebeschus
27 Sep 1916 - 5 Nov 1916 Oblt. Otto von Schrader (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
6 Nov 1916 - 19 Apr 1917 Kptlt. Rudolf Gebeschus
20 Apr 1917 - 26 Jan 1918 Oblt. Karl Stöter
Career 26 patrols
18 Aug 1916 - 1 Feb 1917 I Flotilla
1 Feb 1917 - 20 Apr 1917 II Flotilla
20 Apr 1917 - 19 Jul 1917 Baltic Flotilla
19 Jul 1917 - 26 Jan 1918 Flandern Flotilla
Successes42 ships sunk with a total of 47,739 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 642 tons.
4 ships taken as prize with a total of 5,753 tons. (View ships hit by UB 35)
Fate 26 Jan 1918 - Depth charged by HMS Leven at 5103N 0146E. 26 dead and 2 survivors. (all hands lost).
After Leven depth charged UB 35, seven men were sighted in the water. The destroyer only managed to recover one, who died on board a short time later. Two crewmen that sailed on UB 35 were captured January 25, 1918 when the British patrol vessel P34 appeared while they were on a Greek vessel preparing to scuttle it. The wreck of UB 35 has been located and identified by divers.

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