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SS Gulfflight



1st September 1914 U-Boat Index - WW1  SM U-30

Type U 27 Shipyard Kaiserliche Werft, Danzig (Werk 20) Ordered 19 Feb 1912 Launched 15 Nov 1913 Commissioned 26 Aug 1914.
Commanders.
25 Sep 1914 - 22 Jun 1915 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski.
1 May 1916 - 20 Nov 1917 Franz Grünert

Career 6 patrols.
start date unknown - 22 Jun 1915 IV Flotilla.
15 Oct 1916 - 19 Nov 1917 IV Flotilla.
19 Nov 1917 - 11 Nov 1918 training Flotilla.

Successes 27 ships sunk with a total of 48,060 tons.
1 ship damaged with a total of 5,189 tons.

  • 20 Feb 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Cambank 3,112 br
  • 20 Feb 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Downshire 337 br
  • 28 Apr 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Mobile 1,905 br
  • 29 Apr 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Cherbury 3,220 br
  • 30 Apr 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Fulgent 2,008 br
  • 30 Apr 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Svorono 3,102 ru
  • 1 May 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Edale 3,110 br
  • 1 May 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Europe 1,887 fr
  • 1 May 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Gulflight (damaged) 5,189 am
  • 3 May 1915 U 30 Erich von Rosenberg-Grusczyski Minterne 3,018 br
  • 26 Oct 1916 U 30 Franz Grünert Lysland 1,745 nw
  • 1 Nov 1916 U 30 Franz Grünert Brierley Hill 1,168 br
  • 11 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Saxo 711 da
  • 11 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Nancy 1,325 da
  • 11 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Star 818 nw
  • 11 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Sylfiden 796 nw
  • 12 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Kolaastind 2,368 nw
  • 13 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Bokn 336 nw
  • 13 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Frixos 2,471 fi
  • 13 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Gama 107 nw
  • 13 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Glenlora 805 nw
  • 13 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Zara 1,331 br
  • 14 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Fjeldli 954 nw
  • 15 Apr 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Paris 1,634 nw
  • 16 May 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Middlesex 7,265 br
  • 23 May 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Freden 166 da
  • 16 Jul 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Cyrus 293 ru
  • 28 Jul 1917 U 30 Franz Grünert Atlas 2,068 fr

Fate 22 Nov 1918 - Surrendered. Broken up at Blyth in 1919-20.

There was another U 30 in World War Two.
That boat was launched from its shipyard on 4 Aug 1936 and commissioned into the Kriegsmarine on 8 Oct 1936.

John Doran


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