WWI U-boats

UC 40

Type UC II
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 73)
Ordered 20 Nov 1915
Launched 5 Sep 1916
Commissioned 1 Oct 1916
Commanders
1 Oct 1916 - 15 Aug 1917 Oblt. Gustav Deuerlich
16 Aug 1917 - 7 Aug 1918 Kptlt. Hermann Menzel (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
9 Aug 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Bernhard Wischhausen
Career 17 patrols
15 Dec 1916 - 24 Sep 1918 I Flotilla
24 Sep 1918 - 11 Oct 1918 Flandern I Flotilla
11 Oct 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 I Flotilla
Successes30 ships sunk with a total of 42,847 tons.
7 ships damaged with a total of 25,876 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,300 tons. (View ships hit by UC 40)
Fate 21 Jan 1919 - Sank in the North Sea in position 54.55N, 04.47E while in passage to surrender.. 1 dead, unknown number of survivors.

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