WWI U-boats

U 84

Type U 81
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 254)
Ordered 23 Jun 1915
Laid down 25 Oct 1915
Launched 22 Jul 1916
Commissioned 7 Oct 1916
Commanders
17 Oct 1916 - 26 Jan 1918 Kptlt. Walter Roehr (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
Career 8 patrols
3 Dec 1916 - 26 Jan 1918 IV Flotilla
Successes28 ships sunk with a total of 83,127 tons.
7 ships damaged with a total of 42,149 tons.
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 3,462 tons. (View ships hit by U 84)
Fate 26 Jan 1918 - Possibly rammed and depth charged by PC62 in St George Channel and sunk at 51.53N 05.44W. 40 dead (all hands lost).

There was another U 84 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 26 Feb 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 29 Apr 1941. Take a look at U 84 from WWII.


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