WWI U-boats

UB 118

Type UB III
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 291)
Ordered 8 Feb 1917
Laid down 4 Apr 1917
Launched 13 Dec 1917
Commissioned 22 Jan 1918
Commanders
22 Jan 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Hermann Arthur Krauß
Career 5 patrols
26 Mar 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 III Flotilla
Successes4 ships sunk with a total of 17,416 tons. (View ships hit by UB 118)
Fate 20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Despite often reported claims that she was transferred to France, UB 118 remained under British control. She is very likely the U-boat that sank while under tow on November 21, 1920 near Falmouth (50.11N, 04.46W).

The fate of UB 118 is often confused with that of U 118


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