|Shipyard||Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 295)|
|Ordered||20 May 1916|
|Launched||6 Jan 1917|
|Commissioned||12 Jul 1917|
|Successes||39 ships sunk with a total of 98,071 tons.|
7 ships damaged with a total of 25,172 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 16,350 tons. (View ships hit by UB 50)
|Fate||16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Swansea, England in 1922..|
On 9 November, 1918, a mere 2 days before the Armistice, UB 50 sank the old British battleship HMS Brittania with a torpedo hit (2 earlier torpedoes had barely missed). The battleship suffered an explosion of cordite and sank 3 hours later despite valiant efforts to save her.