WWI U-boats

UB 49

Type UB III
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 294)
Ordered 20 May 1916
Launched 6 Jan 1917
Commissioned 28 Jun 1917
Commanders
28 Jun 1917 - 12 Jun 1918 Kptlt. Hans von Mellenthin (Pour le Mérite)
13 Jun 1918 - 29 Nov 1918 Oblt. Adolf Ehrensberger
Career 8 patrols
9 Sep 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer II Flotilla
Successes40 ships sunk with a total of 72,860 tons.
7 ships damaged with a total of 31,556 tons. (View ships hit by UB 49)
Fate 16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Swansea, England in 1922..

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