WWI U-boats

U 60

Type U 57
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 215)
Ordered 6 Oct 1914
Laid down 22 Jun 1915
Launched 5 Jul 1916
Commissioned 1 Nov 1916
Commanders
1 Nov 1916 - 31 Oct 1917 Kptlt. Karlgeorg Schuster (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
1 Nov 1917 - 20 Nov 1917 Kptlt. Karl (i.V.) Jasper
21 Nov 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Franz Gr├╝nert (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 10 patrols
13 Jan 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 II Flotilla
Successes52 ships sunk with a total of 107,940 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 7,447 tons. (View ships hit by U 60)
Fate 21 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Ran aground on the English East coast on the way to be broken up in 1921..

There was another U 60 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 1 Jun 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 22 Jul 1939. Take a look at U 60 from WWII.


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