|Shipyard||Vulcan, Hamburg (Werk 91)|
|Ordered||27 May 1916|
|Launched||10 Dec 1917|
|Commissioned||28 Mar 1918|
|Successes||20 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 U 117 from WWII.