|Ordered||30 May 1938|
|Laid down||16 Sep 1939||F. Krupp Germaniawerft AG, Kiel (werk 600)|
|Launched||18 Jul 1940|
|Commissioned||31 Aug 1940||Kptlt. Gerd Schreiber|
|Successes||8 ships sunk, total tonnage 28,415 GRT|
4 ships damaged, total tonnage 27,916 GRT
General notes on this boat
28 Nov 1941. The commander, Gerd Schreiber, survived the loss of his boat, U-95, along with 11 of his men. They were rescued by their attacker, the Dutch submarine O-21, and sent to POW camps.Read more about the Schnorchel and see list of fitted boats.
Men lost from U-boats
Unlike many other U-boats, which during their service lost men due to accidents and various other causes, U-95 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.
Creature with Umbrella sitting in Chair
There was another U-95 in World War One
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 20 Jan 1917 and commissioned into the Imperial Navy on 29 Apr 1917. The Naval war in WWI was brought to an end with the Armistice signed on 11 Nov, 1918. Read about SM U 95 during WWI.