|Shipyard||Vulcan, Hamburg (Werk 55)|
|Ordered||6 Jan 1915|
|Launched||31 Oct 1915|
|Commissioned||20 Dec 1915|
|Successes||18 ships sunk with a total of 15,273 tons.|
1 ship damaged with a total of 3,230 tons.
1 ship taken as prize with a total of 82 tons.
3 warships sunk with a total of 3,481 tons.
1 warship damaged with a total of 820 tons. (View ships hit by U 71)
|Fate||23 Feb 1919 - Surrendered to France. Broken up at Cherburg in 1921.|
There was another U 71 in World War Two
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 31 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 14 Dec 1940. Take a look at U 71 from WWII.