WWI U-boats

UC 23

Type UC II
ShipyardBlohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 273)
Ordered 29 Aug 1915
Launched 29 Feb 1916
Commissioned 17 Jul 1916
Commanders
28 Jul 1916 - 6 Jul 1917 Oblt. Johannes Kirchner
5 Jul 1917 - 14 Dec 1917 Kptlt. Freiherr Volkhard von Bothmer
15 Dec 1917 - 14 Nov 1918 Kptlt. Hans Georg Lübbe
Career 17 patrols
6 Dec 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 Constantinople Flotilla
Successes45 ships sunk with a total of 41,820 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 35 tons.
3 ships taken as prize with a total of 1,559 tons. (View ships hit by UC 23)
Fate 25 Nov 1918 - Surrendered at Sevastapol. Became a french prize. Broken up at Bizerta in August 1921.

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