WWI U-boats

U 123


U-123 after surrender to England and taken to East Cowes on the Isle of Wight. There is a large number of local people on board.

Type UE 2
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 300)
Ordered 27 May 1916
Launched 26 Jan 1918
Commissioned 20 Jul 1918
Commanders
20 Jul 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Karl Thouret
Career No patrols
No flotilla information available
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 22 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Ran aground on the English East coast on the way to be broken up in 1921..

There was another U 123 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 2 Mar 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 30 May 1940. Take a look at U 123 from WWII.


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