WWI U-boats

U 139

 
Type U 139
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel  (Werk 300)
Ordered 1 Aug 1916 
Launched 3 Dec 1917 
Commissioned 18 May 1918 
Commanders
18 May 1918 - 11 Nov 1918   Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière
Career 1 patrols
start date unknown - 11 Nov 1918 U-Kreuzer Flotilla
Successes4 ships sunk with a total of 6,788 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 2,502 tons. (View ships hit by U 139
Fate 24 Nov 1918 - Surrendered to France. Became the french submarine Halbronn until 24 July, 1935. Broken up..  

There was another U 139 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 28 Jun 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 24 Jul 1940. Take a look at the U 139 from WWII.


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