|Shipyard||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 279)|
|Ordered||20 Nov 1915|
|Launched||25 Jun 1916|
|Commissioned||26 Oct 1916|
|Successes||40 ships sunk with a total of 53,000 tons.|
3 ships damaged with a total of 13,352 tons.
3 warships sunk with a total of 9,308 tons. (View ships hit by UC 38)
|Fate||14 Dec 1917 - Depth charged by French destroyers in the Ionian Sea at 3832N, 2034E or 3815N, 2022E. 9 dead and 19 survivors.|
The loss position in German sources, 38°15'N, 22°22E is not consistant with the description of the location of the loss. The above location information is believed to be correct.