WWI U-boats

UC 56

Type UC II
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 38)
Ordered 12 Jan 1916
Laid down 4 Mar 1916
Launched 26 Aug 1916
Commissioned 18 Dec 1916
Commanders
18 Dec 1916 - 31 Jan 1917 Kptlt. Johannes Remy
1 Feb 1917 - 24 May 1918 Wilhelm Kiesewetter
Career 6 patrols
20 Aug 1917 - 10 Dec 1917 Baltic Flotilla
10 Dec 1917 - 24 May 1918 Flandern I Flotilla
Successes1 ship sunk with a total of 6,824 tons. (View ships hit by UC 56)
Fate 24 May 1918 - Interned at Santander, Spain after suffering mechanical problems..

Previously recorded fate
Interned at Santander, Spain after being damaged by the armed yacht USS Christabel. USS Christabel attack was apparently against UB 74, and did not seriously damage that boat


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