|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 203)|
|Ordered||2 Feb 1913|
|Laid down||1 Nov 1913|
|Launched||22 Apr 1915|
|Commissioned||23 Jul 1915|
|Successes||24 ships sunk with a total of 69,016 tons.|
2 ships damaged with a total of 6,714 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,005 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,250 tons. (View ships hit by U 66)
|Fate||3 Sep 1917 - Lost on or after September 3, 1917, possibly in the Dogger Bank area to a mine. 40 dead (all hands lost).|
There was another U 66 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 10 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 2 Jan 1941. Take a look at U 66 from WWII.