|Ordered||25 Jan 1939|
|Laid down||1 Jul 1940||Flender Werke AG, Lübeck (werk 292)|
|Launched||16 Aug 1941|
|Commissioned||15 Oct 1941||Kptlt. Heino Bohmann|
|Successes||2 ships sunk, total tonnage 12,304 GRT|
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Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-88 did not suffer any casualties (we know of) until the time of her loss.
We have 1 emblem entry for this boat. See the emblem page for this boat or view emblems individually below.
There was another U-88 in World War One
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 22 Jun 1916 and commissioned into the Imperial Navy on 7 Apr 1917. The Naval war in WWI was brought to an end with the Armistice signed on 11 Nov, 1918. Read about SM U 88 during WWI.