|Shipyard||Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 27)|
|Ordered||4 Aug 1914|
|Launched||26 Nov 1915|
|Commissioned||31 May 1916|
|Successes||38 ships sunk with a total of 86,320 tons.|
2 ships damaged with a total of 2,609 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 566 tons. (View ships hit by U 49)
|Fate||11 Sep 1917 - Rammed in Biscay and sunk by gunfire from SS British Transport at 4617N 1442W. 43 dead (all hands lost).|
There was another U 49 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 24 Jun 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 12 Aug 1939. Take a look at U 49 from WWII.