S.M.S. U 8 (1911)

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S.M.S. U 8 (1911)
Builder: Germaniawerft[1]
Launched: 14 Mar, 1911[2]
Sunk: 4 Mar, 1915[3]
Fate: by Maori & Ghurka
S.M.S. U 8 was one of four submarines of the U 5 class.

Service

On 4 March, 1915, U 8 was hunted and blown to the surface by a swarm of destroyers of the Dover Patrol, notably Ghurka, Maori and Viking. The British took 28 prisoners and U 8 sank while under tow.[4]

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 175.
  2. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 175.
  3. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 175.
  4. Smith. Hard Lying. p. 101.

Bibliography


U 5 Class Submarine
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