|Shipyard ||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 257)|
|Ordered ||15 Sep 1915 ||Laid down ||12 Jan 1916 |
|Launched ||15 Dec 1916 ||Commissioned ||10 Feb 1917 |
|Career ||5 patrols|
|5 Apr 1917 - 15 Jan 1918 IV Flotilla
|Successes||34 ships sunk with a total of 87,872 tons.|
3 ships damaged with a total of 12,628 tons.
|Fate ||15 Jan 1918 - Missing after January 15, 1918. 43 dead (all hands lost).
|U 93 was assigned to operate along the French coast between the Channel Islands and Penmarch. The last contact with her was on January 5th, 1918 though sinkings show she active through at least the 15th.
Previously recorded fate
Rammed by SS Braeneil off the Lizard in position 49.59N, 05.12W. U 93 could not have been at spot at the time of the ramming. Lost by unknown cause of Hardelot, France. The wreck in question is U 95.
See the 37 ships hit by U 93
There was another U 93 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 8 Jun 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 30 Jul 1940. Take a look at the U 93 from WWII.