WWI U-boats

U 125

 
Type UE 2
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg  (Werk 302)
Ordered 27 May 1916 
Launched 26 May 1918 
Commissioned 4 Sep 1918 
Commanders
4 Sep 1918 - 11 Nov 1918   Hans Scabell
Career No patrols.
No flotilla information available
SuccessesNo successes. 
Fate 26 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to Japan. In japanese service as the O1 1920-21.

Dismantled at Yokosuka Navy Yard between January and March 1921. Between March 1924 and January 1925 she was used as a floating jetty at the Kure Submarine School. In 1925 she was rebuilt at Yokosuka as testbed for submarine salvage operations carried out by the tender ASAHI. On 19 Aug 1931 U 125 was re-commissioned as Auxiliary Vessel No. 2900 and used until 1935..  

There was another U 125 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 10 Dec 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 3 Mar 1941. Take a look at the U 125 from WWII.


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