WWI U-boats

U 88

 
Type U 87
ShipyardKaiserliche Werft, Danzig  (Werk 32)
Ordered 23 Jun 1915 
Laid down 20 Nov 1915 
Launched 22 Jun 1916 
Commissioned 7 Apr 1917 
Commanders
23 Jul 1916 - 5 Sep 1917   Walther Schwieger
Career 4 patrols
18 May 1917 - 5 Sep 1917 III Flotilla
Successes12 ships sunk with a total of 39,382 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 845 tons. (View ships hit by U 88
Fate 5 Sep 1917 - Presumably mined off Terschelling. 43 dead (all hands lost).  

There was another U 88 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 16 Aug 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 15 Oct 1941. Take a look at the U 88 from WWII.


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