WWI U-boats

UC 55

Type UC II
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 37)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Laid down 25 Feb 1916
Launched 2 Aug 1916
Commissioned 15 Nov 1916
Commanders
15 Nov 1916 - 11 May 1917 Kptlt. Karl Neureuther
12 May 1917 - 27 Jun 1917 Oblt. Theodor Schultz
28 Jun 1917 - 29 Sep 1917 Oblt. Horst Rühle von Lilienstern
Career 6 patrols
15 Feb 1917 - 29 Sep 1917 I Flotilla
Successes9 ships sunk with a total of 12,988 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 5,740 tons. (View ships hit by UC 55)
Fate 29 Sep 1917 - Lost by accident off Lerwick at 60°02’N, 1°02’W. 12 dead, unknown number of survivors.

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