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HMS E54



22nd August 1916 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-81

Type U 81 Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 251) Ordered 23 Jun 1915 Laid down 31 Aug 1915 Launched 24 Jun 1916 Commissioned 22 Aug 1916

Commanders.
22 Aug 1916 - 1 May 1917 Raimund Weisbach

Career 4 patrols.
18 Oct 1916 - 1 May 1917 IV Flotilla

Successes 30 ships sunk with a total of 88,483 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 3,481 tons.

  • 1 Dec 1916 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Douglas 1,177 sw
  • 19 Dec 1916 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Nystrand 1,397 nw
  • 2 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Songdal 2,090 nw
  • 3 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Port Adelaide 8,181 br
  • 4 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Maria 992 it
  • 5 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Wartenfels 4,511 br
  • 7 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Gravina 1,242 br
  • 8 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Mantola 8,253 br
  • 10 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Netherlee 4,227 br
  • 12 Feb 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Hugo Hamilton 2,577 sw
  • 10 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Algol 988 nw
  • 10 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Skreien 415 nw
  • 13 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Coronda 2,733 br
  • 14 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Paignton 2,017 br
  • 18 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Pola 3,061 br
  • 18 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Trevose 3,112 br
  • 19 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Alnwick Castle 5,900 br
  • 19 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Frinton 4,194 br
  • 22 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Attika 2,306 nw
  • 25 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach C. Sundt 1,105 nw
  • 25 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Garant 735 nw
  • 25 Mar 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Laly 1,880 nw
  • 24 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Amulree 1,145 br
  • 25 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Glenesk 1,369 nw
  • 25 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Heathfield 1,643 br
  • 25 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Invermay 1,471 br
  • 27 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Uranus 3,978 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Jose De Larrinaga 5,017 br
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Terence 4,309 br
  • 30 Apr 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Elisabeth (damaged) 217 da
  • 1 May 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach Dorie (damaged) 3,264 br
  • 1 May 1917 U 81 Raimund Weisbach San Urbano 6,458 br

Fate 1 May 1917 - Torpedoed West of Ireland at 51.33N, 13.38W by HM Sub E54. 24 dead, unknown number of survivors.

There was another U 81 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 22 Feb 1941 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 26 Apr 1941.

John Doran


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