|Shipyard||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 254)|
|Ordered||23 Jun 1915|
|Laid down||25 Oct 1915|
|Launched||22 Jul 1916|
|Commissioned||7 Oct 1916|
|Successes||28 ships sunk with a total of 84,906 tons.|
7 ships damaged with a total of 42,149 tons.
2 ships taken as prize with a total of 3,462 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 1,290 tons. (View ships hit by U 84)
|Fate||15 Jan 1918 - Sunk by unknown cause off Penmarch, France. Date of loss approximate. Wreck located in 2014. 40 dead (all hands lost).|
Previously recorded fate
Rammed, depth charged, and sunk by PC62 in St George Channel at 51°53’N 05°44’W
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.