S.M.S. UB 23 (1915)

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S.M.S. UB 23 (1915)
Builder: Blohm & Voss, Hamburg[1]
Launched: 9 Oct, 1915[2]
Commissioned: 11 Mar, 1916[3]
Broken up: 1921[4]
S.M.S. UB 23 was one of 30 submarines of the UB II Type Submarine (1915) class.

Service

On 29 April 1917, the British submarine E 42 torpedoed UB 23 at 52deg 48' N., 3deg 33' E., but the torpedo's warhead failed to detonate.[5]

On 26 July 1917, she was severely damaged by depth charges dropped by PC 60. She was obliged to seek refuge at Corunna, Spain, on 29 July, where she was interned for the duration of hostilities.

Captains

Dates of appointment are provided when known.

See Also

Footnotes

  1. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 181.
  2. Uboat.net
  3. Uboat.net
  4. Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1906–1921. p. 181.
  5. The Technical History and Index, Vol. 1, Part 1. p. 14.

Bibliography


UB II Type Submarine
Blohm & Voss Boats
UB 18 UB 19 UB 20 UB 21 UB 22
UB 23 UB 30 UB 31 UB 32 UB 33
  UB 34 UB 35 UB 36 UB 37  
  UB 38 UB 39 UB 40 UB 41  
A. G. Weser Boats
UB 24 UB 25 UB 26 UB 27 UB 28
UB 29 UB 42 UB 43 UB 44 UB 45
  UB 46 UB 47  
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