WWI U-boats

UB 6

Type UB I
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 244)
Ordered 15 Nov 1914
Laid down 22 Nov 1914
Launched
Commissioned 8 Apr 1915
Commanders
8 Apr 1915 - 12 Nov 1915 Oblt. Erich Haecker
13 Nov 1915 - 26 Apr 1916 Oblt. Ernst Voigt (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
27 Apr 1916 - 21 Jul 1916 Oblt. Karl Neumann (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
22 Jul 1916 - 9 Jan 1917 Oblt. Karsten von Heydebreck
10 Jan 1917 - 12 Mar 1917 Oblt. Oskar Steckelberg
Career 60 patrols
19 Apr 1915 - 12 Mar 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes14 ships sunk with a total of 5,896 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 1,098 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 1,328 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 335 tons. (View ships hit by UB 6)
Fate 18 Mar 1917 - Sunk at Hellevoetsluis while interned (after having run aground on the 12th). Wreck surrendered to France in 1919. Broken up at Brest in July 1921..

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