WWI U-boats

UC 39

Type UC II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 280)
Ordered 20 Nov 1915
Launched 25 Jun 1916
Commissioned 31 Oct 1916
Commanders
29 Oct 1916 - 31 Jan 1917 Kptlt. Otto Heinrich Tornow
1 Feb 1917 - 8 Feb 1917 Oblt. Otto Ehrentraut
Career 1 patrol
3 Feb 1917 - 8 Feb 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes3 ships sunk with a total of 5,150 tons. (View ships hit by UC 39)
Fate 8 Feb 1917 - Forced to surface by depth charge and sank by gunfire from HMS Thrasher off Flamborough Head 53°56’N, 0°05’E. 7 dead and 17 survivors.


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