WWI U-boats

U 156

 
Type U 151
ShipyardAtlas Werke, Bremen  (Werk 382)
Ordered 29 Nov 1916 
Launched 17 Apr 1917 
Commissioned 22 Aug 1917 
Commanders
22 Aug 1917 - 15 Jun 1918   Konrad Gansser
16 Jun 1918 - 25 Sep 1918   Richard Feldt
Career 2 patrols
28 Aug 1917 - 25 Sep 1918 U-Kreuzer Flotilla
Successes44 ships sunk with a total of 50,471 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 638 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 13,680 tons. (View ships hit by U 156
Fate 25 Sep 1918 - Probably mined in Northern Passage as she failed to report when clear of.. 77 dead (all hands lost).  

There was another U 156 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 21 May 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 4 Sep 1941. Take a look at the U 156 from WWII.


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