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SM UB 75

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Name  UB-75
Yard number  304
Launched  5 May 1917
Builder  Blohm + Voss
Ordered  23 September 1916
Commissioned  11 September 1917
Draft  3.68 m
SM UB-75
Cost  3,338,000 German Papiermark
Fate  struck mine 10 December 1917 at , all hands lost.

SM UB-75 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 11 September 1917 as SM UB-75.

UB-75 was serving in the Flanders Flotillas. On 10 December 1917 she was lost with all hands after hitting a mine.

Construction

She was built by AG Vulcan of Hamburg and following just under a year of construction, launched at Hamburg on 5 May 1917. UB-75 was commissioned later that same year . Like all Type UB III submarines, UB-75 carried 10 torpedoes and was armed with a 8.8 cm (3.46 in) deck gun. UB-75 would carry a crew of up to 3 officer and 31 men and had a cruising range of 8,680 nautical miles (16,080 km; 9,990 mi). UB-75 had a displacement of 516 t (508 long tons) while surfaced and 648 t (638 long tons) when submerged. Her engines enabled her to travel at 13.6 knots (25.2 km/h; 15.7 mph) when surfaced and 7.8 knots (14.4 km/h; 9.0 mph) when submerged.

References

SM UB-75 Wikipedia


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