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SS Anglo Canadian



11th March 1916 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-63

Type U 63 Shipyard Germaniawerft, Kiel (Werk 247) Ordered 17 May 1915 Laid down 30 Apr 1915 Launched 8 Feb 1916 Commissioned 11 Mar 1916.

Commanders.
11 Mar 1916 - 27 Aug 1917 Otto Schultze.
28 Aug 1917 - 14 Oct 1917 Heinrich Metzger.
15 Oct 1917 - 24 Dec 1917 Otto Schultze.
25 Dec 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 Kurt Hartwig

Career 12 patrols.
2 May 1916 - 6 Nov 1916 IV Flotilla.
6 Nov 1916 - 11 Nov 1918 Pola/Mittelmeer I Flotilla

Successes 72 ships sunk with a total of 198,168 tons.
11 ships damaged with a total of 47,700 tons.
1 warship sunk with a total of 5,250 tons.
2 ships damaged with a total of 2,540 tons.

  • 4 Jul 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Rosemary (damaged) 1,250 br
  • 20 Aug 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Falmouth 5,250 br
  • 23 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Bayreaulx 3,009 br
  • 28 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Lanao 692 am
  • 28 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Rio Pirahy 3,561 br
  • 28 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Selene 3,955 it
  • 28 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Torsdal 3,621 nw
  • 29 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Massalia 2,186 gr
  • 29 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze MeroŽ 3,552 br
  • 29 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Torino 1,850 br
  • 31 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Delto 3,193 nw
  • 31 Oct 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Fedelta 1,906 it
  • 27 Nov 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Maude Larssen 1,222 br
  • 28 Nov 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Sigurd 2,119 da
  • 30 Nov 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Roma 125 br
  • 2 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Luigi C. 71 it
  • 2 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Roma 643 it
  • 3 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Perugia 4,348 br
  • 5 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Grigorios Anghelatos 3,635 gr
  • 11 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Magellan 6,027 fr
  • 11 Dec 1916 U 63 Otto Schultze Sinai 4,624 fr
  • 25 Mar 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Vellore 4,926 br
  • 26 Mar 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze L. Rahmanich 79 ag
  • 1 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Zambesi 3,759 br
  • 4 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Margit 2,490 br
  • 5 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Solstad 4,147 nw
  • 5 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Kangaroo (damaged) 4,348 br
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Carmelo Padre 74 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Giuseppe Padre I 102 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Giuseppina G. 100 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze I Due Fratelli P. 100 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Karonga 4,665 br
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Natale B. 55 it
  • 28 Apr 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze San Francesco Di Paola 41 it
  • 3 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Washington 5,080 br
  • 4 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Transylvania 14,348 br
  • 5 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Talawa (damaged) 3,834 br
  • 7 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Crown Of Leon (damaged) 3,391 br
  • 14 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Francesco Raiola 181 it
  • 14 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Volga (damaged) 4,404 br
  • 15 May 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Ferrara (damaged) 5,660 it
  • 22 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Himalaya 5,620 fr
  • 23 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Craonne 777 fr
  • 23 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Kalypso Vergotti 2,819 gr
  • 26 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Birdoswald 4,013 br
  • 27 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Tong Hong 2,184 br
  • 30 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Alkelda 98 it
  • 30 Jun 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Enrichetta 3,638 it
  • 1 Jul 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Marie 118 fr
  • 2 Jul 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Argentario 739 it
  • 3 Jul 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Immacolatina 54 it
  • 5 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Proletaire 101 fr
  • 11 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Embleton 5,377 br
  • 12 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Reim 1,126 nw
  • 15 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Platuria 3,445 am
  • 18 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Arendal 1,387 br
  • 26 Sep 1917 U 63 Heinrich Metzger Heraklios 2,878 gr
  • 5 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Hilda R. 136 br
  • 5 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Kai 1,391 da
  • 6 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Peveril 1,459 br
  • 8 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Candytuft (damaged) 1,290 br
  • 8 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Benledi (damaged) 3,931 br
  • 9 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Ardglamis 4,540 br
  • 14 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Trowbridge 3,712 br
  • 16 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Gasconia 3,801 br
  • 16 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Kyno 3,034 br 8 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Huntsgulf (damaged) 3,185 br
  • 20 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Commendatore Carlo Bruno 813 it
  • 21 Nov 1917 U 63 Otto Schultze Mossoul 3,135 fr
  • 5 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Rio Claro 3,687 br
  • 8 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig San Guglielmo 8,145 it
  • 15 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Bonanova 933 sp
  • 18 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Maria P. 263 br
  • 18 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Ville De Bordeaux 4,857 fr
  • 22 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Anglo-canadian 4,239 br
  • 22 Jan 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Manchester Spinner 4,247 br
  • 19 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Saxilby (damaged) 3,630 br
  • 19 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Snowdon 3,189 br
  • 24 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Elysia (damaged) 6,397 br
  • 30 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Antinous (damaged) 3,682 br
  • 30 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Asiatic Prince 2,887 br
  • 30 May 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Aymeric 4,363 br
  • 11 Aug 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig City Of Adelaide 8,389 br
  • 12 Aug 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig G6 213 it
  • 24 Aug 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig Delphinula (damaged) 5,238 br
  • 16 Oct 1918 U 63 Kurt Hartwig War Council 5,875 br

Fate 16 Jan 1919 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.

There was another U 63 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 6 Dec 1939 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 18 Jan 1940.

John Doran


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