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SM UB 127

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Name  UB-127
Yard number  300
Fate  Lost September 1918.
Draft  3.72 m
Ordered  6/8 February 1917
Commissioned  1 June 1918
Launched  27 April 1918
Builder  AG Weser
SM UB-127
Cost  3,654,000 German Papiermark

SM UB-127 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 June 1918 as SM UB-127.

UB-127 was lost at the North Sea Mine Barrage in September 1918.

Construction

She was built by AG Weser of Bremen and following just under a year of construction, launched at Bremen on 27 April 1918. UB-127 was commissioned later the same year under the command of Oblt.z.S. Walter Scheffler. Like all Type UB III submarines, UB-127 carried 10 torpedoes and was armed with a 10.5 cm (4.13 in) deck gun. UB-127 would carry a crew of up to 3 officer and 31 men and had a cruising range of 7,280 nautical miles (13,480 km; 8,380 mi). UB-127 had a displacement of 512 t (504 long tons) while surfaced and 643 t (633 long tons) when submerged. Her engines enabled her to travel at 13.9 knots (25.7 km/h; 16.0 mph) when surfaced and 7.6 knots (14.1 km/h; 8.7 mph) when submerged.

References

SM UB-127 Wikipedia


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