The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day
4th May 1918On this day:
- Daily Activity 9th Btn. (North Irish Horse) the Royal Irish Fusiliers.
1700. Moved to Green Line, in relief of 12 Royal Irish Rifles.
- U-Boat Index - WW1 SM u-122
Type UE 2
Shipyard Blohm & Voss, Hamburg (Werk 299)
Ordered 27 May 1916
Launched 9 Dec 1917
Commissioned 4 May 1918
4 May 1918 - 11 Nov 1918 Alfred Korte
Career 1 patrols.
start date unknown - 11 Nov 1918 I Flotilla
Successes 1 ship sunk with a total of 278 tons.
18 Oct 1918 U 122 Alfred Korte Njordur 278 is
Fate 26 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Ran aground on the English east coast while on passage to surrender. Broken up.
There was another U 122 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 20 Dec 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 30 Mar 1940.
- NEAR SERCUS
As for the 2nd. C & D Coy’s working.
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