WWI U-boats

UC 47

Type UC II
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 257)
Ordered 20 Nov 1915
Laid down 1 Feb 1916
Launched 30 Aug 1916
Commissioned 13 Oct 1916
Commanders
13 Oct 1916 - 8 Oct 1917 Kptlt. Paul Hundius (Pour le Mérite)
9 Oct 1917 - 18 Nov 1917 Oblt. Günther Wigankow
Career 13 patrols
23 Jan 1917 - 18 Nov 1917 Flandern/Flandern II Flotilla
Successes57 ships sunk with a total of 73,614 tons.
8 ships damaged with a total of 14,442 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 880 tons. (View ships hit by UC 47)
Fate 18 Nov 1917 - Rammed by patrol boat P57 off Flamborough Head 54.00N 00.24E. 28 dead (all hands lost).


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