WWI U-boats

U 50

Type U 43
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 28)
Ordered 4 Aug 1914
Launched 31 Dec 1915
Commissioned 4 Jul 1916
Commanders
4 Jul 1916 - 31 Aug 1917 Kptlt. Gerhard Berger
Career 5 patrols
30 Aug 1916 - 31 Aug 1917 III Flotilla
Successes27 ships sunk with a total of 92,924 tons. (View ships hit by U 50)
Fate 31 Aug 1917 - Sunk probably from a mine off Terschelling on or after 31.8. 44 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 50 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 1 Nov 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 12 Dec 1939. Take a look at U 50 from WWII.


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