WWI U-boats

U 98


U-98 at Whitby, England after the war

Type U 93
ShipyardGermaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 262)
Ordered 15 Sep 1915
Launched 28 Feb 1917
Commissioned 31 May 1917
Commanders
31 May 1917 - 24 Nov 1917 Kptlt. Curt Beitzen
25 Nov 1917 - 21 Dec 1917 Oblt. Walter Strasser
22 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Rudolf Andler
Career 5 patrols
9 Sep 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
Successes3 ships sunk with a total of 1,799 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,430 tons. (View ships hit by U 98)
Fate 16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.

There was another U 98 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 31 Aug 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 12 Oct 1940. Take a look at U 98 from WWII.


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