|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 147)|
|Ordered||8 Apr 1908|
|Laid down||24 Aug 1908|
|Launched||8 Jan 1910|
|Commissioned||2 Jul 1910|
|Fate||18 Dec 1914 - Missing, presumably mined or lost by accidental cause off the Belgian coast circa December 18, 1914.. 29 dead (all hands lost).|
The wreck of U 5 has not been located to date.
There was another U 5 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Aug 1935 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 31 Aug 1935. Take a look at U 5 from WWII.