WWI U-boats

U 64

Type U 63
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 248)
Ordered 17 May 1915
Laid down 19 May 1915
Launched 29 Feb 1916
Commissioned 15 Apr 1916
Commanders
15 Apr 1916 - 17 Jun 1918 Kptlt. Robert Moraht (Pour le Mérite)
Career 10 patrols
31 May 1916 - 19 Nov 1916 IV Flotilla
19 Nov 1916 - 17 Jun 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla
Successes45 ships sunk with a total of 129,569 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 9,420 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 186 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 18,300 tons. (View ships hit by U 64)
Fate 17 Jun 1918 - Damaged by D/C from HMS Lychnis, she surfaced and received a hail of fire until sinking at 38.07N 10.27E. 38 dead and 5 survivors.

There was another U 64 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 20 Sep 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 16 Dec 1939. Take a look at U 64 from WWII.


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