U-boat Fates

U-boat Losses 1914-1918

This list does not include interned or scuttled U-boats. Only war casualties.

DateU-boatDeadSurv.Fate

1914

9 Aug 1914 U 15250Rammed by HMS Birmingham off Fair Isle. ...
12 Aug 1914 U 13250off Heligoland Bight, mine or accident ...
23 Nov 1914 U 18122Rammed by HMS Garry and trawler Dorothy Grey in Pe ...
9 Dec 1914 U 11260Mined off the Belgian coast on December 9, 1914 at ...
18 Dec 1914 U 5290Mine or accident off Belgian coast ca. 18-12 ...

1915

13 Jan 1915 U 31310Final fate unknown. Possibly mined off E coast of ...
21 Jan 1915 U 7241Misidentified and torpedoed off Dutch coast by U22 ...
4 Mar 1915 U 80Trapped in nets, forced to surface and scuttled un ...
10 Mar 1915 U 122010Rammed and shelled by destroyer off Fife Ness then ...
18 Mar 1915 U 29320Rammed by HMS Dreadnough in Pentland Firth. Sank 5 ...
30 Apr 1915 U 37320Mined while homebound near the Sandettie Bank (Str ...
23 May 1915 UB 3140Lost in Aegean Sea. Final fate unknown ...
5 Jun 1915 U 14127Disabled by gunfire from armed trawler Oceanic II ...
23 Jun 1915 U 4029Torpedoed by HM Sub C24 in connection with decoy t ...
30 Jun 1915 UC 2150Destroyed by detonation of own mines off Yarmouth ...
20 Jul 1915 U 232410Torpedoed by HM Sub C27 in connection with decoy t ...
24 Jul 1915 U 3618Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Prince Charles off the ...
15 Aug 1915 UB 4150Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Inverlyon off Yarmouth ...
19 Aug 1915 U 27370Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Baralong in Western Ap ...
30 Aug 1915 U 26300Mined off Hanko, Finland. Date of loss is approxim ...
15 Sep 1915 U 6245Torpedoed by HM Sub E16 off Stavanger 5910N 0509E ...
24 Sep 1915 U 41352Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Baralong in Western Ap ...
20 Oct 1915 UC 9140UC 9 was assigned to lay mines off Long Sand. She ...
4 Nov 1915 UC 8Ran aground on the Dutch coast in position 52.23N, ...
29 Nov 1915 UC 130Went aground in a storm E of the Bosphorus at 41.0 ...

1916

16 Mar 1916 UC 12150Sunk by explosion of her own mines off Taranto 402 ...
22 Mar 1916 U 68380Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Farnborough SW Ireland ...
5 Apr 1916 UB 26021Entangled in nets from the French destroyer Trombe ...
24 Apr 1916 UB 13170Lost in a mine net off the Belgian coast (51.33N, ...
27 Apr 1916 UC 50Grounded on the Shipwash Shoal 5159N 0138E. Boat s ...
17 May 1916 U 74340Sank in a mine handling accident 3.5 miles off Dun ...
27 May 1916 UC 3180Mined N of Zeebrugge 5135N (?) 0308E ...
30 Jun 1916 U 10290Probably mined in Gulf of Finland ...
5 Jul 1916 UC 7180Presumed to have blown up on a mine N of Zeebrugge ...
7 Jul 1916 U 77330Lost after this date while on a mission to lay min ...
14 Jul 1916 U 51344Torpedoed by HM Sub H5 while leaving Ems estuary ...
4 Aug 1916 UB 44240Disappeared in Aegean Sea on or after 4.8.16 ...
21 Aug 1916 UC 10180Torpedoed by HM Sub E54 off Schouwen Bank 5202N 03 ...
27 Sep 1916 UB 7150Mined in the Black Sea 15 miles SE of Varna ...
3 Nov 1916 U 56350Missing after November 3, 1916. ...
4 Nov 1916 U 200Grounded at 5633N 0808E on the Danish coast and bl ...
6 Nov 1916 UB 45155Struck a mine of Varna in position 43.12N, 28.09E, ...
30 Nov 1916 UB 19816Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Penshurst at 49.56N 02 ...
30 Nov 1916 UC 15150Lost for unknown reason probably off Danube's mout ...
6 Dec 1916 UC 19250Sunk in the English Channel in position 49.41N, 06 ...
7 Dec 1916 UB 46200Struck a mine in the Bosporus at 4126N 2835E ...
13 Dec 1916 UB 29220Sunk by 2 depth charges from HMS Landrail at 5109N ...

1917

14 Jan 1917 UB 37210Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Penshurst at 50.07N 01 ...
22 Jan 1917 U 761Foundered in bad weather off North Cape (71N, 23E) ...
8 Feb 1917 UC 397Forced to surface by depth charge and sank by gunf ...
8 Feb 1917 UC 46230Rammed by detroyer HMS Liberty SE of Goodwin Sands ...
17 Feb 1917 U 83351Sunk by gunfire of Q-Ship Farnborough SW of Irelan ...
19 Feb 1917 UC 18280Sunk by gunfire of Q-Ship Lady Olive at 4915N 0234 ...
23 Feb 1917 UC 32223Blew up on her own mines off Roker Pier LH 54.54.5 ...
7 Mar 1917 U 85380Presumed foundered in the North Sea on or after Ma ...
10 Mar 1917 UC 43260Torpedoed by HM Sub G13 N of Muckle Fluga, Shetlan ...
13 Mar 1917 UC 68270Missing in the English Channel. Last know activity ...
18 Mar 1917 UB 6Sunk at Hellevoetsluis while interned (after havin ...
21 Apr 1917 UC 30270Struck a mine off Horns Reef at 5520N 0715E ...
1 May 1917 U 81297Torpedoed W of Ireland at 51.33N, 13.38W by HM Sub ...
7 May 1917 UB 39240Lost east of the Sandettie Bank at position 51.20N ...
8 May 1917 UC 26242Rammed and depth charged by HMS Milne off Calais a ...
9 May 1917 UB 36230Mined off the Flanders on the evening of May 9/10, ...
14 May 1917 U 59334Struck a German mine off Horns Reef at 55.33N 07.1 ...
21 May 1917 UC 36270Rammed off Ushant (4842N 0514W) by French steamer ...
24 May 1917 UC 24242At 11:20 am torpedoed by French submarine Circé ( ...
7 Jun 1917 UC 29232Sunk by gunfire from Q-Ship Pargust S of Ireland a ...
12 Jun 1917 UC 66230The commonly listed fate is that UC 66 was forced ...
7 Jul 1917 U 99400Torpedoed by HM Sub J2 at 5800N 0305E ...
11 Jul 1917 U 69400Last contact on July 11, 1917 while en route to pa ...
19 Jul 1917 UC 1170UC 1 was possibly mined off Nieuport in a new laid ...
26 Jul 1917 UC 6100Stranded N of Boulogne at 5053N 0133E. Flooded and ...
28 Jul 1917 UB 20130Hit a mine and sank with all hands while on a divi ...
29 Jul 1917 UB 230Interned at Corunna, Spain after being badly damag ...
29 Jul 1917 UB 27220Commonly listed as rammed and depth charged by HMS ...
4 Aug 1917 UC 44281Sunk on her one of her own mines that prematurely ...
12 Aug 1917 U 44440Rammed by HMS Oracle off S Norway at 58.51N 04.20E ...
21 Aug 1917 UC 41270Suffered an explosion of own mines and was then de ...
24 Aug 1917 UC 72310Mined while homebound through the Straits of Dover ...
31 Aug 1917 U 50440Sunk probably from a mine off Terschelling on or a ...
2 Sep 1917 U 28390Sunk by explosion of Olive Branch’s cargo ...
3 Sep 1917 U 66400Lost on or after September 3, 1917, possibly in th ...
5 Sep 1917 U 88430Presumably mined off Terschelling ...
10 Sep 1917 UC 42270Lost in the explosion of her own mines off Cork at ...
11 Sep 1917 U 49430Rammed in Biscay and sunk by gunfire from SS Briti ...
12 Sep 1917 U 45432Torpedoed by HM Sub D7 W of Shetlands at 5548N 073 ...
22 Sep 1917 UB 32240Possibly sunk by bombs dropped from RNAS aircraft ...
26 Sep 1917 UC 33271Gunfired then rammed by patrol boat PC61 in St Geo ...
27 Sep 1917 UC 6160Sunk in a mined net off North Foreland at 51.30N 0 ...
29 Sep 1917 UC 5510Lost by accident in a minelay operation off Lerwic ...
30 Sep 1917 UC 21270Departed Zeebrugge for the Bay of Biscay on 13.9. ...
3 Oct 1917 UC 14170Mined in a British minefield off the entrance to Z ...
4 Oct 1917 UC 16270Presumed mined off Zeebrugge in October 1917 ...
5 Oct 1917 UB 41240Mined north of Scarborough, England ...
7 Oct 1917 U 106410Lost in a minefield about 40 miles north of Tersch ...
14 Oct 1917 UC 62300Mined on the Thorton bank near Zeebrugge in Ocrobe ...
1 Nov 1917 UC 6326Torpedoed by HM Sub E52 off Goodwin Sands at 5123N ...
3 Nov 1917 UC 65225Torpedoed by HM Sub C15 at 50°31’N 00°27’E ...
17 Nov 1917 U 582Depth charged by destroyer USS Fanning off ...
17 Nov 1917 UC 51290Sunk in the English Channel, in position 50.08N, 0 ...
18 Nov 1917 UC 47280Rammed by patrol boat P57 off Flamborough Head 54. ...
18 Nov 1917 UC 57270Presumably mined in the Gulf of Finland on or afte ...
24 Nov 1917 U 481917While waiting for the moon to set, U 48 drifted an ...
29 Nov 1917 UB 61340Blew up on a mine previously laid by HM Sub E51 an ...
2 Dec 1917 UB 81296Mined 10 miles SE of Dunnose Head. Remained partia ...
6 Dec 1917 UC 6911Went into collision with U96 off Barfleur and sank ...
9 Dec 1917 UB 18240Rammed and sunk by trawler Ben Lawer in the Channe ...
10 Dec 1917 UB 75340Mined off Scarborough ...
13 Dec 1917 U 7523Struck a mine off Terschelling ...
14 Dec 1917 UC 38925Depth charged by French destroyers in the Ionian S ...
19 Dec 1917 UB 56370Mined in the Strait of Dover and sank 5058N 0121E ...
25 Dec 1917 U 87440Rammed by HMS Buttercup and depth charged to be fi ...

1918

7 Jan 1918 UC 50290Missing after sailing on January 7, 1918 for the B ...
9 Jan 1918 UB 69310Destroyed in an explosive sweep followed by a dept ...
14 Jan 1918 UB 63330Lost for unknown reason in January or the beginnin ...
15 Jan 1918 U 93430Missing after January 15, 1918 ...
16 Jan 1918 U 95360Sunk by unknown cause off Hardelot, France (identi ...
18 Jan 1918 UB 66300Missing in the Eastern Mediterreanean after Januar ...
19 Jan 1918 UB 22220Mined in the Heligoland Bight at 5427N 0635E ...
26 Jan 1918 U 109430Possible mined in the Strait of Dover on January 2 ...
26 Jan 1918 U 84400Possibly rammed and depth charged by PC62 in St Ge ...
26 Jan 1918 UB 35262Depth charged by HMS Leven at 5103N 0146E ...
8 Feb 1918 UB 38270Ran into a minefield while attempting to escape de ...
12 Feb 1918 U 89430Rammed N of Malin Head by HMS Roxburgh and sunk at ...
1 Mar 1918 UB 54290Sailed on March 1, 1918 for patrol off Portland ar ...
10 Mar 1918 UB 58350Sunk by a mine in the Dover Barrage at 51.00N, 01. ...
15 Mar 1918 U 110329Severely damaged in a D/C attack from HMS Michael ...
15 Mar 1918 UB 17180Sailed from Zeebrugge on March 11, 1918 and was ne ...
23 Mar 1918 UC 480Interned at El Ferrol, Spain. The boat was badly d ...
26 Mar 1918 U 61360Missing after March 23, 1918. ...
5 Apr 1918 UC 79300Mined off Griz Nez, France while homebound, likely ...
11 Apr 1918 UB 33280Struck a mine and sank SW of the Varne sandbank at ...
17 Apr 1918 UB 82320Severely damaged in a D/C attack by 2 trawlers, su ...
19 Apr 1918 UB 78350Mined off Dover in position 51.01N 01.17E on April ...
21 Apr 1918 UB 71320Lost off Gibraltar when depth charged by ML413 abt ...
22 Apr 1918 UB 55236Mined while outbound in Strait of Dover. Sank at 5 ...
25 Apr 1918 U 104411Depth charged by HMS Jessamine in St George's Chan ...
30 Apr 1918 UB 85034Flooded through not completely closed hatch while ...
2 May 1918 UB 31260Lost on a mine in the Strait of Dover at 51.01N, 0 ...
5 May 1918 UB 119340Rammed by the steamer Green Island between Rathlin ...
5 May 1918 UB 70330Sailed 16.4 from Germany for Cattaro and vanished ...
8 May 1918 U 32410Shelled then depth charged by HMS Wallflower NW Ma ...
9 May 1918 UC 78290Rammed by steamer Queen Alexandra west of Cherbour ...
10 May 1918 UB 16151Torpedoed by HM Sub E34 in North Sea at 5206N 0201 ...
11 May 1918 U 154770Torpedoed in the Atlantic at 3651N 1150W by HM Sub ...
12 May 1918 U 10310Rammed by RMS Olympic and sunk at 4916N 0451W ...
12 May 1918 UB 7234Torpedoed by HM Sub D4 at 5008N 0241W ...
16 May 1918 UC 35205Sunk by gunfire from French patrol vessel Ailly SW ...
18 May 1918 U 390Interned at Cartagena, Spain after being damaged b ...
23 May 1918 UB 52322Torpedoed by HM Sub H4 in Otranto Strait at 4136N ...
24 May 1918 UC 560Interned at Santander, Spain after suffering mecha ...
26 May 1918 UB 74350Sunk by depth charges from patrol yacht Lorna in ...
31 May 1918 UC 7519Rammed and sank by HMS Fairy while attacking a con ...
17 Jun 1918 U 64385Damaged by D/C from HMS Lychnis, she surfaced and ...
20 Jun 1918 UC 64300Mined off the Varne at 50.58N, 01.23W after being ...
26 Jun 1918 UC 11181Hit a mine while submerged and blew up in Strait o ...
2 Jul 1918 UB 108360Mined off the Flanders coast in July 1918 ...
9 Jul 1918 UB 10Sunk near Caorlé by mines. Raised 25 July 1918. W ...
14 Jul 1918 UB 65370Lost by accidental cause (marine casualty) off Pad ...
14 Jul 1918 UC 77300Mined off the Flanders coast in late July 1918. ...
19 Jul 1918 UB 11013Damaged by D/C attack, she surfaced and was rammed ...
20 Jul 1918 UB 1242Severely damaged by D/C attack, she surfaced and w ...
3 Aug 1918 UB 531026Hit 2 mines in the Otranto Barrage and sank at 39 ...
4 Aug 1918 UB 107380Sunk by unknown cause one mile north of Flamboroug ...
8 Aug 1918 UC 49310Depth charged by HMS Opossum off Start Point and s ...
13 Aug 1918 UB 30260Depth charged off E coast of UK and sunk at 5432N ...
14 Aug 1918 UB 103370Mined off the Flanders coast after sailing from Ze ...
14 Aug 1918 UB 57340Mined off the Flanders coast on August 14, 1918 ...
19 Aug 1918 UB 12190Lost for unknown reason between 19 and 24.8 in Nor ...
28 Aug 1918 UC 70310Sunk by D/C from HMS Ouse off E coast of England a ...
29 Aug 1918 UB 109288Hit a mine and sank in the Dover Barrage at 5103N ...
9 Sep 1918 U 92420Mined in the Northern Barrage east of the Orkney I ...
10 Sep 1918 UB 83370Sunk by D/C from HMS Ophelia off Orkney at 5828N 0 ...
14 Sep 1918 UB 113390Left Zeebrugge for western Channel via north route ...
21 Sep 1918 UB 104360Disappeared presumably in Lyme Bay for an unknown ...
25 Sep 1918 U 156770Probably mined in Northern Passage as she failed t ...
29 Sep 1918 UB 115390Depth charged until destruction by HMS Ouse and St ...
30 Sep 1918 U 102420Mined in the Northern Barrage east of the Orkney I ...
30 Sep 1918 UB 127340Possibly mined S of Fair Isle passage on or after ...
4 Oct 1918 UB 68133Encountered technical problems and had to surface ...
5 Oct 1918 UB 10Scuttled and sunk off the Flanders coast in positi ...
5 Oct 1918 UB 40Scuttled at Ostende in position 51.13N, 02.56E dur ...
5 Oct 1918 UB 59Scuttled at Zeebrugge in position 51.19N, 03.12E d ...
5 Oct 1918 UC 4Scuttled off the coast of Flanders in position 51, ...
16 Oct 1918 UB 90380Torpedoed by HM Sub L12 in the Skagerrack at 5755N ...
18 Oct 1918 U 34380Sailed on 18.10 and was never heard from again. ...
19 Oct 1918 UB 123360Most likely mined in the Northern Barrage ...
21 Oct 1918 UB 897Sank at Kiel in position 54.21N, 10.10E after a co ...
27 Oct 1918 U 78400Torpedoed by HM Sub G2 N of North Sea at 5602N 050 ...
28 Oct 1918 U 47Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during ...
28 Oct 1918 U 65Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during ...
28 Oct 1918 UB 116360Mined off Hoxa Gate and depth charged until destru ...
28 Oct 1918 UB 48Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E on the ...
28 Oct 1918 UC 25Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E on the ...
28 Oct 1918 UC 53Scuttled at Pola, in position 44.52N, 13.50E on th ...
28 Oct 1918 UC 54Scuttled at Trieste in position 45.39N, 13.45E on ...
30 Oct 1918 U 73Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during ...
30 Oct 1918 UC 34Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E on the ...
31 Oct 1918 UB 129Scuttled at Fiume in position 45.19N, 14.26E on th ...
1 Nov 1918 U 720Scuttled during the evacuation of Cattaro in posit ...
6 Nov 1918 UB 43Surrendered at Venice. Broken up there in 1919. ...
10 Nov 1918 U 142Taken right back to the dockyard after being commi ...

202 U-boats lost during 1914-1918.

* Date given here is approximate as no exact date is known.
+ Indicated this is tha last know date for this boat.