WWI U-boats

UB 33

Type UB II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 257)
Ordered 22 Jul 1915
Launched 5 Dec 1915
Commissioned 20 Apr 1916
Commanders
22 Apr 1916 - 30 Jan 1917 Oblt. Herbert Lefholz
1 Feb 1917 - 21 Mar 1917 Oblt. Waldemar von Fischer
22 Mar 1917 - 16 Sep 1917 Oblt. Karl Ruprecht
17 Sep 1917 - 11 Apr 1918 Oblt. Fritz Gregor
Career 17 patrols
22 Jun 1916 - 24 Oct 1917 Baltic Flotilla
24 Oct 1917 - 11 Apr 1918 Flandern Flotilla
Successes13 ships sunk with a total of 5,390 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 6,575 tons.
3 ships taken as prize with a total of 1,527 tons. (View ships hit by UB 33)
Fate 11 Apr 1918 - Struck a mine and sank SW of the Varne sandbank at 5055N 0117E. 28 dead (all hands lost).


Note. Fate map temporarily disabled due to huge Google Maps price increase (20 July 2018).


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