WWI U-boats

UB 12

Type UB I
ShipyardA.G. Weser, Bremen (Werk 221)
Ordered 15 Oct 1914
Laid down 7 Nov 1914
Launched 2 Mar 1915
Commissioned 29 Mar 1915
Commanders
29 Mar 1915 - 20 Nov 1915 Oblt. Hans Nieland
21 Nov 1915 - 25 Jun 1916 Oblt. Wilhelm Kiel
26 Jun 1916 - 4 Nov 1916 Oblt. Georg Gerth
5 Nov 1916 - 19 Jan 1917 Oblt. Friedrich Moecke
20 Jan 1917 - 7 Aug 1917 Oblt. Ernst Steindorff (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
8 Aug 1917 - 23 Sep 1917 Oblt. Günther Wigankow
24 Sep 1917 - 9 Mar 1918 Wilhelm Braun
10 Mar 1918 - 9 May 1918 Oblt. Freiherr Nikolaus von Lyncker
10 May 1918 - 19 Aug 1918 Oblt. Ernst Schöller
Career 98 patrols
18 Apr 1915 - 19 Aug 1918 Flandern Flotilla
Successes22 ships sunk with a total of 10,263 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 654 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 995 tons. (View ships hit by UB 12)
Fate 19 Aug 1918 - Lost for unknown reason between 19 and 24.8 in North Sea. 19 dead (all hands lost).

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