WWI U-boats

U 14

Type U 13
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 9)
Ordered 23 Feb 1909
Launched 11 Jul 1911
Commissioned 24 Apr 1912
Commanders
1 Aug 1914 - 15 Dec 1914 Kptlt. Walther Schwieger (Pour le Mérite)
17 Dec 1914 - 15 Apr 1915 Kptlt. Otto Dröscher (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
16 Apr 1915 - 5 Jun 1915 Oblt. Max Hammerle
Career 1 patrol
unknown start - 5 Jun 1915 I Flotilla
1 Aug 1914 - unknown end II Flotilla
Successes2 ships sunk with a total of 3,907 tons. (View ships hit by U 14)
Fate 5 Jun 1915 - Disabled by gunfire from armed trawler Oceanic II and sunk off Peterhead. 1 dead and 27 survivors.

There was another U 14 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 28 Dec 1935 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 18 Jan 1936. Take a look at U 14 from WWII.


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