WWI U-boats

U 117

 
Type UE 2
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg  (Werk 91)
Ordered 27 May 1916 
Launched 10 Dec 1917 
Commissioned 28 Mar 1918 
Commanders
28 Mar 1918 - 11 Nov 1918   Otto Dröscher
Career 1 patrols
Successes20 ships sunk with a total of 27,459 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 12,845 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 18,000 tons. (View ships hit by U 117
Fate 21 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to the USA. Used for exhibitions along the Atlantic coast. Sunk on 21 June, 1921 near Cape Charles, Virginia during tests..  

There was another U 117 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 22 Jul 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 25 Oct 1941. Take a look at the U 117 from WWII.


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