WWI U-boats

U 104

Type U 57
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 255)
Ordered 15 Sep 1915
Laid down 4 Aug 1916
Launched 3 Jul 1917
Commissioned 12 Aug 1917
Commanders
1 Oct 1917 - 25 Apr 1918 Kptlt. Kurt Bernis
Career 4 patrols
1 Oct 1917 - 25 Apr 1918 II Flotilla
Successes8 ships sunk with a total of 10,795 tons. (View ships hit by U 104)
Fate 25 Apr 1918 - Depth charged by HMS Jessamine in St George's Channel and sank at 5159N 0626W.. 41 dead and 1 survivor

There was another U 104 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 25 May 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 19 Aug 1940. Take a look at U 104 from WWII.


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