WWI U-boats

U 157

 
Type U 151
ShipyardStülcken Sohn, Hamburg  
Ordered 29 Nov 1916 
Launched 23 May 1917 
Commissioned 22 Sep 1917 
Commanders
22 Sep 1917 - 20 Jul 1918   Max Valentiner
21 Jul 1918 - 30 Nov 1918   Ortwin Rave
Career 2 patrols
22 Sep 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 U-Kreuzer Flotilla
Successes15 ships sunk with a total of 15,905 tons. (View ships hit by U 157
Fate 11 Nov 1918 - Interned at Trondheim, Norway. Surrendered to France on 8 Feb, 1919. Broken up at Brest during July 1921..  

There was another U 157 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 5 Jun 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 15 Sep 1941. Take a look at the U 157 from WWII.


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