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SM UB 112

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Name  UB-112
Yard number  318
Launched  15 September 1917
Builder  Blohm + Voss
Ordered  6/8 February 1917
Commissioned  16 April 1918
Draft  3.7 m
SM UB-112
Cost  3,714,000 German Papiermark
Fate  surrendered 24 November 1918, broken up

SM UB-112 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 16 April 1918 as SM UB-112.

UB-112 was surrendered to Britain on 24 November 1918 in accordance with the requirements of the Armistice with Germany and broken up in Falmouth in 1921.

Construction

She was built by Blohm & Voss of Hamburg and following just under a year of construction, launched at Hamburg on 15 September 1917. UB-112 was commissioned in the spring the next year under the command of Kptlt. Wilhelm Rhein. Like all Type UB III submarines, UB-112 carried 10 torpedoes and was armed with a 8.8 cm (3.46 in) deck gun. UB-112 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-112 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-112 Wikipedia


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