WWI U-boats

U 5

Type U 5
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 147)
Ordered 8 Apr 1908
Laid down 24 Aug 1908
Launched 8 Jan 1910
Commissioned 2 Jul 1910
Commanders
1 Aug 1914 - 18 Dec 1914 Kptlt. Johannes Lemmer
Career 2 patrols
1 Aug 1914 - 18 Dec 1914 I Flotilla
SuccessesNo successes
Fate 18 Dec 1914 - Mine or accident off Belgian coast ca. 18-12. 29 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 5 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 14 Aug 1935 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 31 Aug 1935. Take a look at U 5 from WWII.


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