WWI U-boats

UB 42

Type UB II
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 244)
Ordered 31 Jul 1915
Laid down 3 Sep 1915
Launched 4 Mar 1916
Commissioned 23 Mar 1916
Commanders
23 Mar 1916 - 13 May 1917 Kptlt. Fritz Wernicke
14 May 1917 - 5 Apr 1918 Oblt. Kurt Schwarz
6 Apr 1918 - 2 Jul 1918 Kptlt. Erich von Rohrscheidt
3 Jul 1918 - 1 Sep 1918 Herbert Nolde
2 Sep 1918 - 18 Sep 1918 Kptlt. Hans Georg Lübbe
19 Sep 1918 - 1 Nov 1918 Oblt. Freiherr Cassius von Montigny
2 Nov 1918 - 26 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Peter Ernst Eiffe
Career 21 patrols
4 May 1916 - 16 Aug 1916 Pola Flotilla
16 Aug 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 Constantinople Flotilla
Successes11 ships sunk with a total of 16,047 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 97 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 1,200 tons. (View ships hit by UB 42)
Fate 16 Nov 1918 - Disarmed by the Allies at Sevastopol. Broken up at Malta in 1920..

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