WWI U-boats

UB 13

Type UB I
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 222)
Ordered 15 Oct 1914
Laid down 7 Nov 1914
Launched 8 Mar 1915
Commissioned 6 Apr 1915
Commanders
6 Apr 1915 - 14 Dec 1915 Oblt. Walther Gustav Becker
15 Dec 1915 - 11 Mar 1916 Oblt. Karl Neumann (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
12 Mar 1916 - 24 Apr 1916 Oblt. Arthur Metz
Career 36 patrols
26 Apr 1915 - 24 Apr 1916 Flandern Flotilla
Successes11 ships sunk with a total of 17,665 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 27 tons. (View ships hit by UB 13)
Fate 24 Apr 1916 - Lost in a mine net off the Belgian coast (51.33N, 02.52E).. 17 dead (all hands lost).

The wreck of UB 13 has been located in recent years.


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