WWI U-boats

UC 51

Type UC II
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 267)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 5 Dec 1916
Commissioned 6 Jan 1917
Commanders
6 Jan 1917 - 28 Apr 1917 Kptlt. Wilhelm Schröder
29 Apr 1917 - 17 Nov 1917 Oblt. Hans Galster
Career 7 patrols
8 Apr 1917 - 20 Aug 1917 I Flotilla
20 Aug 1917 - 17 Nov 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes28 ships sunk with a total of 31,837 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 5,855 tons. (View ships hit by UC 51)
Fate 17 Nov 1917 - Sunk in the English Channel, in position 50.08N, 03.42W by a British mine.. 29 dead (all hands lost).


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