WWI U-boats

UC 65

Type UC II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 281)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 8 Jul 1916
Commissioned 7 Nov 1916
Commanders
10 Nov 1916 - 31 Jul 1917 Kptlt. Otto Steinbrinck (Pour le Mérite)
1 Aug 1917 - 3 Sep 1917 Kptlt. Max Viebeg (Pour le Mérite)
4 Sep 1917 - 3 Nov 1917 Kptlt. Claus Lafrenz (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 11 patrols
3 Feb 1917 - 3 Nov 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes105 ships sunk with a total of 116,218 tons.
11 ships damaged with a total of 68,516 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 11,000 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 850 tons. (View ships hit by UC 65)
Fate 3 Nov 1917 - Torpedoed by HM Sub C15 at 50°31’N 00°27’E. 23 dead and 5 survivors.
The wreck of UC 65 has been located in recent years.

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