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The Wartime Memories Project - The Great War - Day by Day



24th February 1917

On this day:


  • 16th Northumberland Fusiliers in dug outs   C and D Coys, 16th Btn Northumberland Fusiliers move up to dug-outs at Warvillers.

  • Battery Rests   236th London Brigade Royal Field Artillery report: After very successful raid by 41st Division, C236 Battery goes back to rest during night to Winnezeele.

    War Diaries


  • U-Boat Index - WW1   KUK SM U-27 Austrian Submarine.

    Type U-27 Shipyard Ordered Launched 19th October 1916 Commissioned 24th February 1917

    Commanders
    24 Feb 1917 - 29 Dec 1917 Robert Teufl von Fernland
    29 Dec 1917 - 31 Oct 1918 Josef Holub

    Career
    No flotilla information available

    Successes 33 ships sunk with a total of 14,392 tons.
    1 ship taken as prize with a total of 0 tons.
    1 warship sunk with a total of 765 tons.
    1 warship damaged with a total of 665 tons.

    • 12 Apr 1917 k.u.k. U27 Robert Teufl von Fernland Niritos 3,756 gr
    • 16 Apr 1917 k.u.k. U27 Robert Teufl von Fernland Zinovia 2,976 gr
    • 9 Jun 1917 k.u.k. U27 Robert Teufl von Fernland Roland 703 fr
    • 11 Jun 1917 k.u.k. U27 Robert Teufl von Fernland Sakaki (d.) 665 jp
    • 22 Jan 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Andrea Costa 3,991 it
    • 29 Apr 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Maria 40 gr
    • 1 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub San Nicola unknown it
    • 3 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Panaghia unknown gr
    • 6 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Dimitrios 40 gr
    • 6 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Evangelistria 46 gr
    • 6 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Taxiarchis 40 gr
    • 14 May 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Phoenix (hms) 765 br
    • 3 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agia Trias 14 gr
    • 3 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Evangelistria unknown gr
    • 3 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Panaghia 12 gr
    • 6 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub San Nicola 29 it
    • 7 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Giuseppino Padre 67 it
    • 9 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Tris Adelphi 53 gr
    • 10 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Georgios 17 gr
    • 10 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Loukis 11 gr
    • 11 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Constantinos 14 gr
    • 11 Jul 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Marigo unknown gr
    • 13 Aug 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Anhui 2,209 br
    • 11 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Antoinette (prize) unknown fr
    • 14 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Nicolas 113 br
    • 17 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Portaritissa 16 it
    • 17 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Sofia 6 it
    • 18 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Adelphotis 26 gr
    • 18 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Amma 16 gr
    • 19 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Spiridion 58 gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Aghios Nicolaos unknown gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Nicolas 13 gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Agios Spiridion 18 gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Dragonos unknown gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Prof. Elias 5 gr
    • 20 Sep 1918 k.u.k. U27 Josef Holub Theologos 103 gr

    Fate Scrapped in 1920

    John Doran


  • 24th February 1917 Inspections and Courses

  • 24th Feb 1917 On the March

  • 24th Feb 1917 On the March

  • 24th Feb 1917 Quiet

  • 24th Feb 1917 Repatriated

  • 24th Feb 1917 Into Billets

  • 24th of February 1917 Relief and Work





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