|Shipyard||Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 22)|
|Ordered||10 Jul 1913||Laid down|
|Launched||15 Oct 1914||Commissioned||7 May 1915|
|start date unknown - 12 Aug 1917 III Flotilla
|Successes||22 ships sunk with a total of 72,542 tons.|
1 ship damaged with a total of 4,154 tons.
3 ships taken as prize with a total of 430 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 1,250 tons.
|Fate||12 Aug 1917 - Rammed by HMS Oracle off S Norway at 58.51N 04.20E. 44 dead (all hands lost).|
There was another U 44 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 5 Aug 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 4 Nov 1939. Take a look at the U 44 from WWII.