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

26th May 1917

On this day:

  • 26th May 1917 

  • U-Boat Index - WW1   KUK SM U-28 Austrian Submarine.

    Type U-27 Shipyard Ordered Launched 8th January 1917 Commissioned 26th May 1917

    26 Jun 1917 - 31 Oct 1918 Zdenko Hudecek
    1 Oct 1918 - 31 Oct 1918 Franz Rzemenowsky von Trautenegg

    No flotilla information available

    Successes 10 ships sunk with a total of 44,743 tons.
    1 ship damaged with a total of 5,592 tons.

    • 30 Jun 1917 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Haigh Hall 4,809 br
    • 3 Jul 1917 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Mongara 8,205 br
    • 13 Aug 1917 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Maston 3,881 br
    • 16 Aug 1917 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Bradford City 3,683 br
    • 5 Oct 1917 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Bontnewydd 3,296 br
    • 12 Jan 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Bosforo 2,723 it
    • 13 Jan 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Rapallo 3,811 br
    • 21 Jan 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek West Wales 4,336 br
    • 8 Mar 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Mitra (damaged) 5,592 br
    • 8 Mar 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Uganda 4,315 br
    • 11 Mar 1918 k.u.k. U28 Zdenko Hudecek Stolt Nielsen 5,684 br

    Fate Scrapped in 1920.

    John Doran

  • 26th May 1917 Appointments

  • 26th May 1917 Advanced Guards

  • 26th May 1917 Enemy Working

  • 26th May 1917 Working Parties

  • 26th May 1917 Training

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  • Sjt. Ernest James Knight. Royal Field Artillery 312th Bde. D Bty. Read their Story.

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