WWI U-boats

UC 53

Type UC II
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 269)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Launched 27 Feb 1917
Commissioned 5 Apr 1917
Commanders
5 Apr 1917 - 5 Feb 1918 Kptlt. Kurt Albrecht
6 Feb 1918 - 18 Jun 1918 Oblt. Adolf Ehrensberger
19 Jun 1918 - 28 Oct 1918 Kptlt. Erich Gerth
Career 8 patrols
24 Jun 1917 - 28 Oct 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer II Flotilla
Successes48 ships sunk with a total of 46,498 tons.
12 ships damaged with a total of 31,732 tons. (View ships hit by UC 53)
Fate 28 Oct 1918 - Scuttled at Pola, in position 44.52N, 13.50E on the surrender of Austro-Hungary..

In service as the Austro-Hungarian U-boat U95.


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