WWI U-boats

UB 83

Type UB III
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 283)
Ordered 23 Sep 1916
Laid down 15 Jan 1917
Launched 18 Sep 1917
Commissioned 15 Oct 1917
Commanders
15 Oct 1917 - 9 Jun 1918 Oblt. G√ľnther Krause
10 Jun 1918 - 10 Sep 1918 Oblt. Hans Buntebardt
Career 6 patrols
24 Dec 1917 - 10 Sep 1918 V Flotilla
Successes1 ship sunk with a total of 634 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 6,970 tons. (View ships hit by UB 83)
Fate 10 Sep 1918 - Sunk by D/C from HMS Ophelia off Orkney at 5828N 0150W. 37 dead (all hands lost).

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