WWI U-boat Types


Type U 13

Gasoline-powered boats class


3 boats commissioned

Construction history of type U 13

 
U-boats# ShipyardWerk #Built during
U 13 - U 153Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig8 - 101909 - 1912


U 15

U 15 of this type was the first lost. SM U 15 (Kptlt. Pohle) was rammed and sunk by the British light cruiser HMS Birmingham on 9 August, 1914 in the North Sea with all hands.

All U-boats of type U 13

Below are the 3 commissioned U-boats of this type.

U 13, U 14, and U 15.

Technical information for type U 13

Displacement:
(tons)
516 (sf)
644 (sm)
(total)
Length: (m)57,88 oa
48,50 ph
Beam: (m)6,00 oa
3,65 ph
Draught: (draft)3,44 m
Height:7,25 m
Power: (hp)1200 (sf)
1160 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
14,8 (sf)
10,7 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
4000/9 (sf)
90/5 (sm)
Torpedoes:6
2/2 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines:No mines carried
Deck gun:105mm
300 rounds
Crew:35 men
Max depth:ca. 50 m
(164 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.