WWI U-boat Types


Type UB III

UB coastal torpedo attack boats class


96 boats commissioned

Construction history of type UB III

               
U-boats# ShipyardWerk #Built during
UB 48 - UB 536Blohm & Voss, Hamburg293 - 298 1916 - 1917
UB 54 - UB 596A.G. Weser, Bremen266 - 271 1916 - 1917
UB 60 - UB 656Vulcan, Hamburg85 - 90 1916 - 1917
UB 66 - UB 716Germaniawerft, Kiel284 - 289 1916 - 1917
UB 72 - UB 743Vulcan, Hamburg96 - 98 1916 - 1917
UB 75 - UB 795Blohm & Voss, Hamburg304 - 308 1916 - 1917
UB 80 - UB 878A.G. Weser, Bremen280 - 287 1916 - 1917
UB 88 - UB 10215Vulcan, Hamburg104 - 118 1916 - 1918
UB 103 - UB 11715Blohm & Voss, Hamburg309 - 323 1916 - 1918
UB 118 - UB 13215A.G. Weser, Bremen291 - 305 1917 - 1918
UB 142 - UB 1454A.G. Weser, Bremen308 - 311 1917 - 1919
UB 1331Germaniawerft, Kiel310  1917 - 1919
UB 1361Germaniawerft, Kiel313  1917 - 1919
UB 148 - UB 1503A.G. Weser, Bremen314 - 316 1917 - 1919
UB 154 - UB 1552Vulcan, Hamburg119 - 1201917 - 1919
Table includes 7 boats finished after the Armistice (11 Nov 1918)


UB 64 of type UB III

All U-boats of type UB III

Below are the 96 commissioned U-boats of this type.

UB 48, UB 49, UB 50, UB 51, UB 52, UB 53, UB 54,
UB 55, UB 56, UB 57, UB 58, UB 59, UB 60, UB 61, UB 62,
UB 63, UB 64, UB 65, UB 66, UB 67, UB 68, UB 69, UB 70,
UB 71, UB 72, UB 73, UB 74, UB 75, UB 76, UB 77, UB 78,
UB 79, UB 80, UB 81, UB 82, UB 83, UB 84, UB 85, UB 86,
UB 87, UB 88, UB 89, UB 90, UB 91, UB 92, UB 93, UB 94,
UB 95, UB 96, UB 97, UB 98, UB 99, UB 100, UB 101, UB 102,
UB 103, UB 104, UB 105, UB 106, UB 107, UB 108, UB 109, UB 110,
UB 111, UB 112, UB 113, UB 114, UB 115, UB 116, UB 117, UB 118,
UB 119, UB 120, UB 121, UB 122, UB 123, UB 124, UB 125, UB 126,
UB 127, UB 128, UB 129, UB 130, UB 131, UB 132, UB 142, UB 143,
UB 144, UB 145, UB 133, UB 136, UB 148, UB 149, UB 150, UB 154,
and UB 155.

Technical information for type UB III

Displacement:
(tons)
516 (sf)
651 (sm)
730 (total)
Length: (m)55,30 oa
40,10 ph
Beam: (m)5,80 oa
3,90 ph
Draught: (draft)3,68 m
Height:8,25 m
Power: (hp)1100 (sf)
788 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
13,6 (sf)
8,0 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
9040/6 (sf)
55/4 (sm)
Torpedoes:10
4/1 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines:No mines carried
Deck gun:88mm
160 rounds
Crew:34 men
Max depth:ca. 75 m
(246 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.