WWI U-boat Types


Type U 5

Gasoline-powered boats class


4 boats commissioned

Construction history of type U 5

U-boats# ShipyardWerk #Built during
U 5 - U 84Germaniawerft, Kiel147- 1501908 - 1911

All U-boats of type U 5

Below are the 4 commissioned U-boats of this type.

U 5, U 6, U 7 and U 8

Technical information for type U 5

Displacement:
(tons)
505 (sf)
636 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m)57,30 oa
43,10 ph
Beam: (m)5,60 oa
3,75 ph
Draught: (draft)3,55 m
Height:7,28 m
Power: (hp)900 (sf)
1040 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
13,4 (sf)
10,2 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
3300/9 (sf)
80/5 (sm)
Torpedoes:6
2/2 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines:No mines carried
Deck gun:105mm
300 rounds
Crew:35 men
Max depth:ca. 50 m
(164 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.