WWI U-boats

UC 1

Type UC I
ShipyardVulcan, Hamburg (Werk 45)
Ordered
Launched 26 Apr 1915
Commissioned 5 Jul 1915
Commanders
7 May 1915 - 13 Apr 1916 Oblt. Egon von Werner (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
14 Apr 1916 - 31 Aug 1916 Oblt. Kurt Ramien (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
1 Sep 1916 - 3 Nov 1916 Oblt. Heinrich K├╝stner
4 Nov 1916 - 16 Dec 1916 Oblt. Hugo Thielmann
17 Dec 1916 - 7 Jan 1917 Oblt. Oskar Steckelberg
8 Jan 1917 - 17 Mar 1917 Oblt. Hugo Thielmann
18 Mar 1917 - 1 Jun 1917 Oblt. Walter Warzecha (Royal House Order of Hohenzollern)
2 Jun 1917 - 19 Jul 1917 Oblt. Christian Mildenstein
Career 80 patrols
25 Jun 1915 - 19 Jul 1917 Flandern Flotilla
Successes36 ships sunk with a total of 55,869 tons.
9 ships damaged with a total of 52,899 tons.
5 warships sunk with a total of 3,067 tons. (View ships hit by UC 1)
Fate 19 Jul 1917 - UC 1 was possibly mined off Nieuport in a new laid minefield. She had sailed on July 18, 1917. 17 dead (all hands lost).

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