The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
4th August 1915On this day:
- Staff Training 6th County of London Brigade RFA report an examination took place of a class of 20 recruit signalers, undergoing a three month course of instruction.
This is the end of the first month's examination.
- 4th August 1915 9th Lancers training
- U-Boat Index - WW1
Type U 66
Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 204)
Ordered 2 Feb 1913
Laid down 1 Nov 1913
Launched 15 May 1915
Commissioned 4 Aug 1915
4 Aug 1915 - 15 Mar 1916 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski.
16 Mar 1916 - 14 Dec 1917 Hans Nieland.
15 Dec 1917 - 15 Sep 1918 Helmuth von Rabenau
Career 13 patrols.
28 Oct 1915 - 11 Nov 1918 IV Flotilla
Successes 17 ships sunk with a total of 39,694 tons.
3 ships damaged with a total of 14,766 tons.
- 16 Apr 1916 U 67 Hans Nieland Cardonia 2,169 br
- 20 Apr 1916 U 67 Hans Nieland Whitgift 4,397 br
- 22 Apr 1916 U 67 Hans Nieland Chanaral 2,423 fr
- 28 Jan 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Daisy 1,227 da
- 29 Jan 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Punta Teno 1,042 sp
- 1 Feb 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Butron 2,434 sp
- 2 Feb 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Elikon 1,166 gr
- 5 Feb 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Lorton 1,419 pe
- 19 Feb 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Headley 4,953 br
- 17 Apr 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Kish 4,928 br
- 18 Apr 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Rhydwen 4,799 br
- 20 Apr 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Portloe 3,187 br
- 28 Apr 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Port Jackson 2,309 br
- 19 Jul 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Harrildsborg 1,547 da
- 24 Jul 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Viking 873 sw
- 28 Jul 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Rigmor 798 da
- 15 Sep 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Idomeneus (damaged) 6,692 br
- 21 Nov 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Breynton (damaged) 4,240 br
- 22 Nov 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Redbridge (damaged) 3,834 br
- 27 Nov 1917 U 67 Hans Nieland Premier 23 br
Fate 20 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Fareham in 1921.
There was another U 67 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 30 Oct 1940 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 22 Jan 1941.
- E Battery 3rd Brigade RHA
In reserve near Noordpeene.
Lieutenant OS Lund left on promotion to 3rd Infantry Division.
- 4th Aug 1915 Innoculations
- 4th Aug 1915 Ship Sunk
- 4th Aug 1915 Fishing Smacks Sunk
- 4th Aug 1915 Submarine Lost
- 4th Aug 1915 Companies under instruction
- 4th Aug 1915 On the Move
- 4th Aug 1915 Inspections
- 4th Aug 1915 Inspection
- 4th Aug 1915 Grenadiers
- 4th Aug 1915 Reliefs
- 4th Aug 1915 Mine Exploded
- 4th Aug 1915 Trenches Flooded
- 4th Aug 1915 Man Wounded
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