WWI U-boats

U 151

Type U 151
ShipyardReiherstiegw., Hamburg
Ordered 29 Nov 1916
Launched 4 Apr 1917
Commissioned 21 Jul 1917
Commanders
21 Jul 1917 - 26 Dec 1917 KrvKpt. Waldemar Kophamel (Pour le Mérite)
27 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 KrvKpt. Heinrich von Nostitz und Jänckendorff (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 4 patrols
21 Jul 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 U-Kreuzer Flotilla
Successes34 ships sunk with a total of 88,395 tons.
6 ships damaged with a total of 13,267 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,025 tons. (View ships hit by U 151)
Fate - Surrendered to France at Cherburg. Sunk as target ship at Cherburg on 7 June, 1921..

There was another U 151 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Dec 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 15 Jan 1941. Take a look at U 151 from WWII.


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