WWI U-boats

UB 32

Type UB II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 256)
Ordered 22 Jul 1915
Launched 4 Dec 1915
Commissioned 10 Apr 1916
Commanders
11 Apr 1916 - 4 Dec 1916 Kptlt. Ludwig Karl Sahl
5 Dec 1916 - 24 Feb 1917 Oblt. Karl Ruprecht
25 Feb 1917 - 5 Aug 1917 Kptlt. Max Viebeg (Pour le Mérite)
6 Aug 1917 - 22 Sep 1917 Oblt. Benno von Ditfurth
Career 16 patrols
25 May 1916 - 24 Feb 1917 Baltic Flotilla
24 Feb 1917 - 22 Sep 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes22 ships sunk with a total of 42,893 tons.
4 ships damaged with a total of 19,933 tons. (View ships hit by UB 32)
Fate 22 Sep 1917 - Possibly sunk by bombs dropped from RNAS aircraft at 5145N 0205E. 24 dead (all hands lost).

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