|Shipyard||Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 25)|
|Ordered||4 Aug 1914|
|Launched||16 Aug 1915|
|Commissioned||28 Feb 1916|
|Successes||14 ships sunk with a total of 23,931 tons.|
3 ships damaged with a total of 9,500 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,046 tons. (View ships hit by U 47)
28 Oct 1918 - Scuttled at Pola in position 44.52N, 13.50E during the evacuation from there.. |
No patrols after June 1917 due to serious engine troubles that could not be solved before the war ended.
There was another U 47 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 29 Oct 1938 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 17 Dec 1938. Take a look at U 47 from WWII.