WWI U-boat Types


Type UC II

UC coastal minelayers class


64 boats commissioned

Construction history of type UC II

          
U-boats# ShipyardWerk #Built during
UC 16 - UC 249Blohm & Voss, Hamburg266 - 274 1915 - 1916
UC 25 - UC 339Vulcan, Hamburg64 - 72 1915 - 1916
UC 34 - UC 396Blohm & Voss, Hamburg275 - 280 1915 - 1916
UC 40 - UC 456Vulcan, Hamburg73 - 78 1915 - 1916
UC 46 - UC 483A.G. Weser, Bremen256 - 258 1915 - 1916
UC 49 - UC 546Germaniawerft, Kiel265 - 270 1916
UC 55 - UC 606Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig37 - 42 1916
UC 61 - UC 644A.G. Weser, Bremen259 - 262 1916
UC 65 - UC 739Blohm & Voss, Hamburg281 - 289 1916
UC 74 - UC 796Vulcan, Hamburg79 - 841916 - 1917

These boats could carry 18 type UC200 mines. Some boats were upgraded in 1918 to have one 105mm gun (120 rounds).

All U-boats of type UC II

Below are the 64 commissioned U-boats of this type.

UC 16, UC 17, UC 18, UC 19, UC 20, UC 21, UC 22,
UC 23, UC 24, UC 25, UC 26, UC 27, UC 28, UC 29, UC 30,
UC 31, UC 32, UC 33, UC 34, UC 35, UC 36, UC 37, UC 38,
UC 39, UC 40, UC 41, UC 42, UC 43, UC 44, UC 45, UC 46,
UC 47, UC 48, UC 49, UC 50, UC 51, UC 52, UC 53, UC 54,
UC 55, UC 56, UC 57, UC 58, UC 59, UC 60, UC 61, UC 62,
UC 63, UC 64, UC 65, UC 66, UC 67, UC 68, UC 69, UC 70,
UC 71, UC 72, UC 73, UC 74, UC 75, UC 76, UC 77, UC 78,
and UC 79.

Technical information for type UC II

Displacement:
(tons)
417 (sf)
493 (sm)
545 (total)
Length: (m)49,35 oa
39,30 ph
Beam: (m)5,22 oa
3,65 ph
Draught: (draft)3,68 m
Height:7,46 m
Power: (hp)500 (sf)
460 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
11,6 (sf)
7,0 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
9430/7 (sf)
55/4 (sm)
Torpedoes:7
2/1 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines:18
Deck gun:88mm
133 rounds
Crew:26 men
Max depth:ca. 50 m
(164 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.