|Shipyard||A.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 253)|
|Ordered||15 Sep 1915|
|Laid down||12 Aug 1916|
|Launched||12 May 1917|
|Commissioned||18 Jun 1917|
|Successes||5 ships sunk with a total of 9,340 tons.|
1 ship damaged with a total of 10,757 tons. (View ships hit by U 102)
|Fate||30 Sep 1918 - Mined in the Northern Barrage east of the Orkney Islands while homebound about September 28 to 30, 1918.. 42 dead (all hands lost).|
The wreck of U 102 was located by a sonar sweep in 2006. Information to confirm the identification was obtained by divers in 2007.
There was another U 102 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 21 Mar 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 27 Apr 1940. Take a look at U 102 from WWII.