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SM UB 108

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Name  UB-108
Yard number  314
Launched  21 July 1917
Builder  Blohm + Voss
Ordered  6/8 February 1917
Commissioned  1 March 1918
Draft  3.7 m
SM UB-108
Cost  3,714,000 German Papiermark
Fate  lost July 1918 in the English Channel.

SM UB-108 was a German Type UB III submarine or U-boat in the German Imperial Navy (German: Kaiserliche Marine) during World War I. She was commissioned into the German Imperial Navy on 1 March 1918 as SM UB-108.

UB-108 was lost in July 1918 in the English Channel.

Construction

She was built by Blohm & Voss of Hamburg and following just under a year of construction, launched at Hamburg on 21 July 1917. UB-108 was commissioned early the next year under the command of Oblt.z.S. Wilhelm Amberger. Like all Type UB III submarines, UB-108 carried 10 torpedoes and was armed with a 8.8 cm (3.46 in) deck gun. UB-108 would carry a crew of up to 3 officer and 31 men and had a cruising range of 7,420 nautical miles (13,740 km; 8,540 mi). UB-108 had a displacement of 519 t (511 long tons) while surfaced and 649 t (639 long tons) when submerged. Her engines enabled her to travel at 13.3 knots (24.6 km/h; 15.3 mph) when surfaced and 7.4 knots (13.7 km/h; 8.5 mph) when submerged.

References

SM UB-108 Wikipedia


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