WWI U-boats

UC 6

Type UC I
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 50)
Ordered
Launched 20 Jun 1915
Commissioned 24 Jun 1915
Commanders
24 Jun 1915 - 4 May 1916 Oblt. Matthias Graf von Schmettow (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
5 May 1916 - 5 Sep 1916 Oblt. Otto Ehrentraut
6 Sep 1916 - 4 Nov 1916 Oblt. Paul Günther
5 Nov 1916 - 30 Apr 1917 Oblt. Werner von Zerboni di Sposetti
1 May 1917 - 1 Sep 1917 Oblt. Werner Löwe
2 Sep 1917 - 27 Sep 1917 Oblt. Gottfried Reichenbach
Career 89 patrols
31 Jul 1915 - 27 Sep 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes54 ships sunk with a total of 63,319 tons.
8 ships damaged with a total of 33,104 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 810 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 810 tons. (View ships hit by UC 6)
Fate 28 Sep 1917 - Sunk in a mined net off North Foreland at 51°30’N, 1°35’E. 16 dead (all hands lost).


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