WWI U-boats

UC 49

Type UC II
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 265)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 7 Nov 1916
Commissioned 2 Dec 1916
Commanders
2 Dec 1916 - 21 Apr 1917 Kptlt. Karl Petri
22 Apr 1917 - 17 May 1917 Oblt. Alfred Arnold
18 May 1917 - 2 Nov 1917 Kptlt. Karl Petri
3 Nov 1917 - 8 Aug 1918 Oblt. Hans Kükenthal
Career 13 patrols
1 Mar 1917 - 22 May 1918 I Flotilla
22 May 1918 - 8 Aug 1918 Flandern II Flotilla
Successes25 ships sunk with a total of 58,907 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 7,516 tons. (View ships hit by UC 49)
Fate 8 Aug 1918 - Depth charged by HMS Opossum off Start Point at 50°20'N, 03°30'W. 31 dead (all hands lost).

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