GERMAN SUBMARINES ALLOCATED AUSTRIAN NUMBERS

U18 Temporary number for German UC14.

Transferred to Pola by rail 05 Jun 1915. Returned to Ostend by rail 22 Oct 1916. Sunk in North Sea 03 Oct 1917.

U19 Temporary number for German UC15.

Transferred to Pola by rail 28 Jun 1915. To Constantinople 09 Jul 1915. Lost without trace (Black Sea) Nov 1916.

U24 Temporary number for German UC12.

Transferred to Cattaro 27 Jun 1915. Blown up on her own mines off Toranto 16/17 Mar 1916; salved by Italians and entered service as Italian XI in Mar 1917. Discarded 01 May 1919; b/u.

U25 Temporary number for German UC13.

Arrived at Cattaro by rail 19 Jul 1915. Assembled as cargo submarine. To Constantinople 17 Aug 1915. Sunk by Russians or lost by stranding in Black Sea 29 Nov 1915.

U26 Temporary number for German UB14.

Transferred to Pola by rail 24 Jun 1915. Sank Italian cruiser Amalfi off Venice 06/07 Jul 1915. To Constantinople. 15 Jul 1915. Surrendered at Malta 1919; b/u 1920.

U33 Temporary number for German U33.

Arrived at Cattaro 16 Sep 1915. To UK; b/u 1919-20

U34 Temporary number for German U34.

Arrived at Cattaro 23 Aug 1915 from Heligoland. Sunk off Gibraltar by Q-ship Privet 09 Nov 1918.

U35 Temporary number for German U35.

Arrived at Cattaro 23 Aug 1915 from Heligoland. Interned at Ferrol; surrendered to French. To UK; b/u 1919-20.

Most successful U Boot of both Wars, claiming 224 ships (535,900t); during July and August 1916 alone, accounted for 91,000t off Sicily and Tunis and in the Gulf of Lyons.

U36(1) Temporary number for German U21.

Arrived at Cattaro 13 May 1915 en route to Constantinople. Returned to Cattaro 21 Sep 1915 from Constantinople. To North Sea 05 Feb 1917. Sunk en route to Scapa Flow 22 Feb 1919.

U36(2) Temporary number for German U47.

Arrived in Adriatic 27 Dec 1916. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U37 Temporary number for German U32.

Arrived in Adriatic 08 Nov 1916. Depth-charged and sunk by British convoy sloop Wallflower 40 nm north west of Malta 08 May 1918.

U38 Temporary number for German U38.

Arrived in Adriatic 11 Nov 1915 having sunk Italian liner Ancona en route. To France b/u 1921

U39 Temporary number for German U39.

Arrived at Cattaro 15 Sep 1915. 09 Mar 1918 escorted by Tb 88F. Forced into Cartagena, Spain and interned following damage sustained in action 18 May 1918. To France; b/u 1923.

U42 Temporary number for German UB42.

Assembled at Pola 23 Mar 1916. To Constantinople 03 Aug 1916. b/u 1920

U44 Temporary number for German UB44.

Assembled at Pola 11 May 1916. To Constantinople 30 Jul 1916. Lost in Strait of Otranto same day.

U45 Temporary number for German UB45.

Assembled at Pola 13 Jul 1916. To Constantinople 03 Aug 1916. Lost off Varna 06 Nov 1916. Raised and b/u 1936.

U46 Temporary number for German UB46.

Assembled at Pola 12 Jun 1916. To Constantinople 23 Sep 1916. Mined near Bosphorus 07 Dec 1916.

U60 Temporary number for German UC20.

Arrived in Adriatic 11 Dec 1916. Used as transport. Took German officers to Sollum and brought back leather and a camel which became the mascot of the U-Boot base at Pola. To UK; b/u 1919-20.

U61 Temporary number for German UC23.

Arrived in Adriatic 13 Oct 1916. To Constantinople 20 Nov 1916. Laid mine field in Suda Bay Nov 1916. To France; b/u 1921.

U62 Temporary number for German UC22.

Arrived in Adriatic 12 Oct 1916. To France; b/u 1921.

U63 Temporary number for German U63.

Arrived in Adriatic 06 Nov 1916. To UK; b/u 1920.

U64 Temporary number for German U64.

Arrived in Adriatic 19 Nov 1916. Sunk by British convoy escorts sloop Lychnis and trawler Partridge II west of Sicily 17 Jun 1918.

U65 Temporary number for German U65.

Arrived in Adriatic 18 Nov 1916. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U66 Temporary number for German UB66.

Arrived in Adriatic 10 Dec 1917. To Constantinople 29 Dec 1917. Sunk by British sloop Campanula off Bizerta 19 Jan 1918.

U68 Temporary number for German UB68.

Arrived in Adriatic 08 Jan 1918. Sunk by gunfire from British convoy escorts and SS Greenland or Queensland off Malta 04 Oct 1918.

U69 Intended temporary number for German UB69.

08 Jan 1918 by British sloop Cyclamen while en route from Germany to Cattaro.

U70 Intended temporary number for German UB70.

Sunk off Gibraltar by British destroyer Basilisk and United States SS Lydonia 08 May 1918 while en route from Germany to Adriatic.

U71 Intended temporary number for German UB71.

Depth-charged and sunk off Ceuta by British motor launch ML413 21 Apr 1918 while en route from Germany to Cattaro.

U72 Temporary number for German U72.

Arrived in Adriatic 17 Sep 1916. Blown up at Cattaro 01 Nov 1918.

U73 Temporary number for German U73.

Arrived in Adriatic 30 Apr 1916. Blown up at Pola 30 Oct 1918.

U74 Temporary number for German UC34.

Arrived in Adriatic 08 Jan 1917. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U75 Temporary number for German UC35.

Arrived in Adriatic 25 Dec 1916. Sunk by French convoy escort Ailly off Sardinia 16 May 1918.

U77 Temporary number for German UC37.

Arrived in Adriatic 12 Jan 1917. Surrendered at Malta 1919; b/u 1920.

U78 Temporary number for German UC38.

Sunk in Ionian Sea by French destroyers Mameluk and Lansquenet 14 Dec 1917.

U79 Temporary number for German UB48.

Arrived at Cattaro from Germany 02 Sep 1917. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U80 Temporary number for German UB49.

Damaged by British yacht Narcissus while en route to Cattaro 08 Sep 1917 and made for Cadiz. Escaped 06 Oct and finally made Cattaro 15 Oct. b/u 1922

U81 Temporary number for German UB50.

Arrived in Adriatic 30 Sep 1917. To UK; b/u 1922.

U82 Temporary number for German UB51.

Arrived in Adriatic 19 Oct 1917. To UK; b/u 1922.

U83 Temporary number for German UB52.

Arrived in Adriatic 13 Oct 1917. Sunk by British submarine H4 40 nm south of Cattaro 23 May 1918.

U84 Temporary number for German UB53.

Arrived in Adriatic 01 Nov 1917. Mined 03 Aug 1918 on Otranto Barrage and scuttled.

U88 Temporary number for German UC24.

Arrived in Adriatic 21 Feb 1917. Torpedoed and sunk by French submarine CircÚ off Cattaro 24 May 1917.

U89 Temporary number for German UC25.

Arrived in Adriatic 15 Apr 1917. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U90 Temporary number for German UC27.

Arrived in Adriatic 30 Apr 1917. To France; b/u 1921.

U91 Temporary number for German UC67.

Arrived in Adriatic 29 Mar 1917. To UK; b/u 1919-20

U92 Temporary number for German UC73.

Arrived in Adriatic 06 Jun 1917. Used as transport. To UK; b/u 1919-20

U93 Temporary number for German UC74.

Arrived 17 Mar 1918. Interned at Barcelona 21 Sep or 21 Nov 1918. To France; b/u 1921.

U94 Temporary number for German UC52.

Arrived in Adriatic 08 Jul 1917. To UK; b/u 1919-20.

U95 Temporary number for German UC53.

Arrived in Adriatic 24 Jun 1917. Blown up at Pola 28 Oct 1918.

U96 Temporary number for German UC54.

Arrived in Adriatic 28 Jul 1917. Blown up at Triest 28 Oct 1918.

U97 Temporary number for German UB105.

Arrived in Adriatic 08 May 1918. To UK; b/u 1922.

U98 Temporary number for German UB128.

Arrived in Adriatic 04 Sep 1918. Used as transport. To UK; b/u 1921.

U99 Temporary number for German UB129.

Arrived in Adriatic 03 Oct 1918. Blown up at Fiume 31 Oct 1918.

 NB Numbers missing from both Austrian and German numbering sequences were reserved for submarines that did not in fact transfer.

 

GERMAN SHIPS STATIONED IN THE MEDITERRANEAN

Breslau May 1912 Light Cruiser
'Sold' to Turkey 16 Aug 1914; renamed Jawus Sultan Selim; lost by mine action 20 Jan 1918 near Dardenelles.

Complement 373 Displacement 4,500t

Goeben Jul 1912 Battle Cruiser
'Sold' to Turkey 16 Aug 1914; renamed Midilli; fully handed over to Turkey 2 Nov 1918; survived as Yavuz in Turkish Navy until early 1970's with NATO designation B 70.

Complement 1,013 Displacement 22,640t

Lorely Station yacht at Constantinople.

(Corcovado German liner
Used as depot or accommodation ship by Turkish Navy. [? for German Navy personnel serving on Turkish torpedo boats])

(General        German liner
Used as depot or accommodation ship by Turkish Navy. [? for German Navy personnel serving on Turkish torpedo boats])

 

STATIONED AT CATTARO:

A51        Torpedo boat
Launched 1917 following rail transfer to Pola for completion. Served as tender to German U-Boot flotilla. Scuttled 29 Oct 1918

Displacement 229t

STATIONED AT POLA:

A82        Torpedo boat
Launched 1917/18 following rail transfer to Pola for completion. Served as tender to German U-Boot flotilla. Scuttled 29 Oct 1918

Complement 50-55 Displacement 330t