WWI U-boats

UB 119

Type UB III
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 292)
Ordered 28 Feb 1917
Laid down 10 Apr 1917
Launched 22 Dec 1917
Commissioned 9 Feb 1918
Commanders
9 Feb 1918 - 5 May 1918 Oblt. Walter Kolbe
Career 1 patrol
20 Apr 1918 - 5 May 1918 III Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 5 May 1918 - Rammed by the steamer Green Island between Rathlin Island and the Irish Coast (55.16N, 06.24W). 34 dead (all hands lost).

Recent research by Robert Grant has provided a solution for the mysterious loss of this boat. In any case, UB 119 did not sink or damage a vessel off Dublin on May 25, 1918 has some sources indicate.


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