WWI U-boat Types


Type UE 1

UE ocean minelayers class


10 boats commissioned

Construction history of type UE 1

   
U-boats# ShipyardWerk #Built during
U 71 - U 722Vulcan, Hamburg55 - 56 1915
U 73 - U 742Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig29 - 30 1915 - 1915
U 75 - U 806Vulcan, Hamburg57 - 621915 - 1916

Armament
These boats originally had the 88mm deck gun but they were upgunned to the 105mm.

All U-boats of type UE 1

Below are the 10 commissioned U-boats of this type.

U 71, U 72, U 73, U 74, U 75, U 76, U 77,
U 78, U 79, and U 80.

Technical information for type UE 1

Displacement:
(tons)
755 (sf)
832 (sm)
980 (total)
Length: (m)56,80 oa
46,66 ph
Beam: (m)5,90 oa
5,00 ph
Draught: (draft)4,86 m
Height:8,25 m
Power: (hp)900 (sf)
900 (sm)
Speed:
(knots)
10,6 (sf)
7,9 (sm)
Range:
(miles / knots)
7880/7 (sf)
83/4 (sm)
Torpedoes:4
1/1 (bow / stern tubes)
Mines:38
Deck gun:105mm
130 rounds
Crew:32 men
Max depth:ca. 50 m
(164 feet)
sm = submerged, sf = surfaced, ph = pressure hull,
oa = overall, hp = horsepower.