|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 259)|
|Ordered||15 Sep 1915|
|Laid down||29 Mar 1916|
|Launched||20 Jan 1917|
|Commissioned||29 Apr 1917|
|Successes||14 ships sunk with a total of 38,014 tons.|
3 ships damaged with a total of 5,862 tons. (View ships hit by U 95)
|Fate||16 Jan 1918 - Sunk by unknown cause off Hardelot, France (identified wreck) in the second half of January, 1918. 40 dead (all hands lost).|
U 95 was assigned to operate in western English Channel with sinkings showing she was active through at least January 15th. The wreck of U 95 was recently discovered by divers. The wreck was originally believed to be U 93.
Previously recorded fate
Rammed by SS Braeneil off the Lizard at 49.59N 05.12W. U 84., if any boat was the victim of this attack.
There was another U 95 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 18 Jul 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 31 Aug 1940. Take a look at U 95 from WWII.