WWI U-boats

UC 4

Type UC I
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 48)
Ordered
Launched 6 Jun 1915
Commissioned 10 Jun 1915
Commanders
10 Jun 1915 - 28 Dec 1915 Oblt. Karl Vesper (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
29 Dec 1915 - 19 Mar 1916 Oblt. Friedrich Moecke
20 Mar 1916 - 15 Aug 1916 Oblt. Max Hamm
16 Aug 1916 - 14 Sep 1916 Oblt. Ulrich Pilzecker
15 Sep 1916 - 20 Oct 1916 Oblt. Gustav Buch
21 Oct 1916 - 26 Nov 1916 Oblt. Hans Howaldt (Pour le Mérite)
27 Nov 1916 - 11 May 1917 Oblt. Georg Reimarus
12 May 1917 - 20 May 1917 Oblt. Oskar Steckelberg
21 May 1917 - 29 May 1917 Oblt. Georg Reimarus
30 May 1917 - 12 Sep 1917 Oblt. Erich Hecht
13 Sep 1917 - 19 Jan 1918 Oblt. Walter Schmitz
20 Jan 1918 - 26 Feb 1918 Oblt. Kurt Loch
27 Feb 1918 - 21 Apr 1918 Oblt. Ernst Berlin
22 Apr 1918 - 2 Oct 1918 Oblt. Eberhard Schmidt
Career 73 patrols
11 Jul 1915 - 4 Feb 1916 Baltic Flotilla
4 Feb 1916 - 19 Mar 1916 Flandern Flotilla
19 Mar 1916 - 30 Sep 1916 Baltic Flotilla
30 Sep 1916 - 2 Oct 1918 Flandern/Flandern I Flotilla
Successes35 ships sunk with a total of 38,652 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 9,441 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 6,136 tons. (View ships hit by UC 4)
Fate 5 Oct 1918 - Scuttled off the coast of Flanders in position 51,22N, 03.12E during the German evacuation from Belgium..


Back to the U-boat index