|Shipyard ||Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 259)|
|Ordered ||15 Sep 1915 ||Laid down ||29 Mar 1916 |
|Launched ||20 Jan 1917 ||Commissioned ||29 Apr 1917 |
|Career ||6 patrols|
|24 May 1917 - 16 Jan 1918 IV Flotilla
|Successes||14 ships sunk with a total of 38,014 tons.|
3 ships damaged with a total of 5,862 tons.
|Fate ||16 Jan 1918 - Sunk by unknown cause off Hardelot, France (identified wreck) in the second half of January, 1918. 36 dead (all hands lost).
|U 95 was assigned to operate in western English Channel with sinkings showing she active through at least January 15th. The wreck of U 95 was recently by divers.
The wreck was originally believed to beU 93.
Previously recorded fate
Rammed by SS Braeneil off the Lizard at 49.59N 05.12W. U 84., if any boat was the victim of this attack.
See the 17 ships hit by U 95
There was another U 95 in World War Two|
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 18 Jul 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 31 Aug 1940. Take a look at the U 95 from WWII.