WWI U-boats

UC 14

Type UC I
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 229)
Ordered 23 Nov 1914
Laid down 28 Jan 1915
Launched 13 May 1915
Commissioned 5 Jun 1915
Commanders
5 Jun 1915 - 6 Jan 1916 Oblt. Cäsar Bauer
7 Jan 1916 - 30 Jun 1916 Oblt. Franz Becker (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
1 Jul 1916 - 9 Oct 1916 Oblt. Alfred Klatt
11 Jan 1917 - 6 Jul 1917 Oblt. Ulrich Pilzecker
7 Jul 1917 - 13 Sep 1917 Oblt. Helmut Lorenz
14 Sep 1917 - 3 Oct 1917 Adolf Feddersen
Career 38 patrols
5 Jun 1915 - 9 Oct 1916 Pola Flotilla
11 Jan 1917 - 3 Oct 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes14 ships sunk with a total of 8,182 tons.
2 warships sunk with a total of 14,107 tons. (View ships hit by UC 14)
Fate 3 Oct 1917 - Mined in a British minefield off the entrance to Zeebrugge harbour at 51.31.60N, 03.08.45E.. 17 dead (all hands lost).

The wreck of UC 14 has been found and identified by local divers.


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