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   Curt Beitzen
25 Nov 1917 - 21 Dec 1917  Oblt. Walter Strasser
22 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918   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 the U 98 from WWII.


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