WWI U-boats

U 30

Type U 27
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 20)
Ordered 19 Feb 1912
Launched 15 Nov 1913
Commissioned 26 Aug 1914
Commanders
25 Sep 1914 - 22 Jun 1915 Kptlt. Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
1 May 1916 - 20 Nov 1917 Kptlt. Franz Grünert (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 6 patrols
unknown start - 22 Jun 1915 IV Flotilla
15 Oct 1916 - 19 Nov 1917 IV Flotilla
19 Nov 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 training Flotilla
Successes27 ships sunk with a total of 48,060 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,189 tons. (View ships hit by U 30)
Fate 22 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.

There was another U 30 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 4 Aug 1936 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 8 Oct 1936. Take a look at U 30 from WWII.


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